Pulwama killings: NC rallies across 24 districts of JK
Srinagar: Days after seven civilians were killed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the National Conference (NC) on Thursday carried out protest rallies in 24 districts of Jammu and Kashmir including Srinagar to protest against the killings in Kashmir.
The mainstream political party said that the protests were organized to express solidarity with the bereaved families who lost their dear ones in Pulwama incident.
Like other places including Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Kargil, Chenab Valley, the NC leaders and activists carried out a protest rally in Srinagar to protest against the civilian killings in Kashmir.
The party leaders and workers headed by its General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar carried out the protest rally from its party headquarters here at Nawai-e-Subha to TRC Chowk to protest against the civilian killings.
However, police intercepted them on way and didn’t allow them to move onwards.
Amid slogans against the killings, Sagar condemned the civilian killings in Kashmir, saying that killings must be stopped forthwith.
Sagar said that the party organized protests across 24 districts in the State to express solidarity with the bereaved families who lost their beloved in Pulwama on last Saturday.
He said that the civilian killings cannot help anyone to normalize the situation in Jammu and Kashmir but will further deteriorate it.
He added that dialogue is the only way forward to resolve the issue.
Sagar also condemned the curfew that was imposed for the sixth consecutive day in Pulwama today.
Meanwhile, Provincial vice president Kashmir Youth National Conference’s (YNC), Ahsan Pardesi on behalf of the party submitted a memorandum to the Governor Satya Pal Malik through the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar.
Pardesi while talking to ‘Kashmir Vision’ said that he has submitted a memorandum on behalf of the party to Governor through office of DC Srinagar.
He said that the party in a memorandum has demanded an immediate end to the civilian killings in Kashmir.