POONCH: Independent legislator, Engineer Rashid, Monday appeared at Mendhar Town of this border district to carry on his signature campaign over ban on beef in the state much to surprise of the locals there.
According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of people thronged to sign the petition seeking scrapping of the law prohibiting the sale of beef in the state.
The diktats of RSS and other Hindutva parties will not be allowed to get implemented in the Muslim majority state, Rashid said.
Rashid was reportedly seen in Surankote area of the Poonch district and wherefrom he came to Mendhar. Interestingly, several Hurriyat activists of Chenab region were also accompanying the Rashid.
During Rashids stay in Mendhar Town, the police authorities were on toes and were seen asking him to leave the place.
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