Srinagar, Mar 19: Two PDP workers were injured Sunday in Chawalgam area of Kulgam district due to stone pelting on the party’s convention for Parliament by-polls.
Eyewitnesses said that stones were pelted into the Dak Banglow premises where the PDP workers had gathered for the convention amid tight security cover.
The convention was organised by the PDP MLA from Damhal-Hanjipora, Abdul Majeed Padder in Chawalgam. Also present in the convention were PDP’s Rural Development Minister Abdul Haq Khan, PDP’s Rajya Sabha MP Nazir Laway.
Witnesses said that while the convention was going on stones were pelted towards the gathering of workers, and few of them hit few workers on head.
They said that after few minutes of hiatus due to stone pelting, the convention went on till its conclusion.
Doctors in the District Hospital Kulgam said that two persons with minor head injuries were treated in the hospital.
However, SSP Kulgam Shridhar Patil told KNS that no stone pelting took place on the convention.
“There was no stone pelting on the convention. It went on peacefully,” the SSP said. (KNS)