Music Team Attacked In Srinagar’s Badamwari, Musicians Thrashed

Srinagar- Entertainment turned into ruckus on Sunday late afternoon after dozens of youth came and attacked the music team, who were performing in famous Badamwari garden located in Srinagar.

Eyewitnesses said that dozens of youth came and attacked the music team, adding that several musicians were thrashed, according to news agency KDC .

They said that the stage was vandalised, music instruments were broken.

Moreover, as per witnesses the famous Kashmiri singer Shazia Bashir, who was performing on stage at the time of incident escaped unhurt.

Meanwhile, Police said that it has taken cognizance of the incident which took place today in Badamwari and a FIR has been lodged in this regard.

In a statement, the Police said that, in a musical event at Badamwari today, where 1000s of people including very large number of women and children were present.

A group of miscreants created ruckus on the stage. The actual cause of ruckus was that one boy among the audience demanded that song of his choice be played, his request was not fulfilled immediately. When he took away the mic, one member of the cultural group slapped that boy. This led to the ruckus on stage.

The statement further stated that, Police used maximum restraint, any type of shelling or force would have created a stampede like situation at the venue.

Miscreants have been identified and FIR has been registered. Legal action will follow, reads the statement.

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