Congress party accuses PDD official and police of harassment
Srinagar Jan 16: The Congress Party workers from Iddgah Assembly segment here in Kashmir capital Srinagar today staged peaceful demonstration against the power crisis in Valley especially in Iddgah area.
The protest demonstration was led by Congress Leader Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan.
Expressing serious concern over the callous attitude of the PDD towards people, Congress Vice President Muhammad Anwar Bhat said that Congress workers who tried to approach Chief Engineer were harassed and scolded by the officials of PDD and they were not allowed to approach Chief Engineer.
He described the behavior of PDD officials as highly condemnable, which is being encouraged to hide failure of the Government on all counts.
“Congress workers were also harassed by the State Police during the protest at Srinagar Press Colony, besides some prominent workers of Iddgah were also detained at Police Station Kothi Bagh,” Bhat alleged.
Blaming the Government for use force on peaceful Congress workers, Muhammad Anwar Bhat said that Government is using all oppressive measure to crush the genuine voice of people in order to hide its failures. (CNS)