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JAMMU: Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray and Dogra Front on Sunday staged protest against the repeated ceasefire violation and unprovoked Pakistani shelling on Indian positions and civilian areas in J&K.
Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray criticized Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti for unilateral ceasefire in the month of Ramzan in view of Pakistan’s unprovoked firing on civilians.
On the instructions of Party’s State President, Dimpy Kohli, the activists under the leadership of Sanjeev Sharma assembled at Raipur, Satwari and raised slogans against the Chief Minister.
Shiv Sena leaders lashed out at Pakistan for repeated ceasefire violations and expressed deep anguish at the killing of innocent persons besides causing great loss to property.
“The people have to shift and migrate from their residences and abandon their fields and cattle due to regular ceasefire violations,” they said.
Shiv Sena leaders demanded all necessary measures for the safety of people and provisions for timely medical facilities. They said that the Central and State Governments have failed on all fronts and blamed them for the present situation of the State. They also demanded the government to immediately fulfill the promise of allotting of plots to the identified population of border and LoC in order to accommodate them in safer zones so that innocent lives are not lost in firing.
Rahul Kumar, Subhash Chander, Sahil, Rakesh and Shamsher also joined the protest.
Meanwhile, Dogra Front and Shiv Sena staged protest against the ceasefire violations in RS Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors resulting in killing of four civilians and a BSF jawan.
Led by Ashok Gupta, President Dogra Front and Shiv Sena, the activists assembled in Rani Park area and raised slogans against Pakistan.
“The death and destruction caused by the firing is unprecedented and these border skirmishes have caused great humanitarian crises in the border areas. The lives of the residents of these border areas have been uprooted with each displacement and they have been living in constant fear and threat, children have been particularly affected,” he said.
The protestors demanded that the Centre should take a stern action against Pakistan so that it does not dare again to target innocent civilians in the border villages.
Suresh Kumar, Girdhari Lal, Sushma, Nanki, Shashi, Sunita, Anita and Krishna Devi were also present.
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