Srinagar, Jan 17: The supporters of Kashmir legislator Engineer Rasheed Tuesday staged a protest seeking probe into the misbehaving and thrashing of their leader in State Assembly at Jammu.
Engineer Rasheed who has decided to boycott the ongoing Budget Session after according to him he was not only humiliated by Speaker, opposition legislators and Marshalls but was also thrashed and abused in the Assembly.
A large number of his supporters took out a march from Municipal Park to Press Enclave Srinagar. They were carrying placards and banners expressing solidarity with their party leader Engineer Rasheed.
While talking to reporters, the supporters of Kashmir legislator alleged that their voice is being muzzled and they are not being allowed to express themselves freely.
“Our leader was humiliated in the Assembly for raising the voice of people. National Conference members Muhammad Akbar Lone and Deputy Speaker Nazir Gurezi showered choicest invectives on Rasheed while Marshalls on the instructions of Speaker manhandled him,” the protesting workers said and raised slogans against Muhammad Akbar Lone and Nazir Gurezi.
The protesting workers also raised slogans against National Conference and People’s Democratic Party.
They alleged that Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has become a graveyard where only dead reside who are devoid of any sentiments and feelings. (CNS)