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Congress takes out massive protest rally in Jammu on farmers, fuel hike issues
1/15/2021 10:59:05 PM
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Jan 15: Police today resorted to mild lathicharge and took hundreds of Congress leaders and workers led by JKPCC President G A Mir into police custody after minor scuffle near Raghunath Mandir Chowk Jammu , when they were marching towards Raj Bhawan.
The PCC chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir and others senior leaders broke the police barricades and the enthusiastic Congress workers broke the police cordon at several places enroute and forced their march ahead.
Carrying placards and banners, raising strong slogans, a massive protest demonstration ,as part of the nationwide programme of Indian National Congress-"Kissan Adhikar Diwas" in support of the agitating farmers ,seeking repeal of three black laws besides roll back of unprecedented hike of petrol and diesel prices, the hundred of Congress worker's led by leaders of PCC, Mahila Congress, youth Congress, Seva Dal and other frontal wings, including former ministers, former legislators and corporators, took out a march from the party HQ towards Raj Bhawan via residency road and Raghunath Bazar.
The protesters were forcibly stopped by the heavy contingents of police at different places enroute but the protestors forced their march upto near Raghunath Chowk despite heavy resistance.
The police took most of the leaders and prominent activists at Raghunath Chowk and Denis Gate into custody and took them to District Police Gandhi Nagar but several workers including women activists reached upto City Chowk Jammu and halted the traffic and held dharna.
Earlier, addressing the large gathering at the Shaheed Chowk, outside Congress HQ, JKPCC chief G A Mir lashed out at the Modi led BJP government for its adamant attitude and anti farmers black laws as the farmers are agitating on the Delhi borders for the last around fifty days. Around sixty farmers have lost lives in the agitation but the government is trying to tire out the farmers and not conceding their genuine demands. The future of 62 crore farmers is in the danger and the government is playing into the hands of rich industrial houses and capitalists.
He said Congress fully backs the agitation if farmers for repeal of three black laws immediately. Mir also referred to the massive hike in the price of petrol and diesel which is highest in last 73 years. He said that Modi Govt has earned more than 19 lakh crores in six years out of tax on petrol and diesel. Later the arrested leaders were released from the Custody.
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