SRINAGAR The PDP Monday took out a demonstration at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu against the civilian killings in Pulwama in the encounter that took place between the government forces and militants on Saturday. The protest demonstration was carried by PDP members led by senior PDP leaders Firdous Tak, Aijaz Mir and Yawar Mir. The protesters assembled in the canteen of the Secretariat and marched in its lawns, demanding an end to unabated civilian killings at the hands of government forces.
The protesters were carrying banners which read stop innocent killings in Kashmir. The protesters later entered the Secretariat and carried protest outside the office of Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam and two advisors of Governor Khurshid Ganie and KK Sharma. PDP leader Tak alleged that the Governor has failed and New Delhi should react before situation slips out of hand.
Tak said that blood is spilled on streets of Kashmir by government forces and such vicious cycle of violence needs to be put to an end to sooner otherwise situation will come to such a pass that nobody would be able to control it.
Following the protests, IGP Jammu SD Singh Jamwal, DIG Jammu Vivek Gupta along with other senior officers rushed to civil secretariat. On Saturday seven civilians were killed in post encounter clashes at Pulwama and included an MBA graduate from an Indonesian University who had returned only last year.
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