Demos held in IIOJK against Indian oppression

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Jammu

In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian National Congress leaders and activists held a protest demonstration in Jammu against the anti-people policies of the authorities.

Led by Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee President, G A Mir, the protesters assembled at Satwari in Jammu against property tax, toll tax, hike in diesel, petrol and LPG prices and staged a sit-in.

Shouting slogans against the price hike of essential commodities, according to the eyewitnesses, the Congress leaders tried to march towards the Civil Secretariat but they were prevented from proceeding forward by the contingent of police force near Nai Basti area of Satwari. It led to a scuffle between the police and protesters.—KMS