Clashes erupted between police and protesters agitating in opposition to the focused killing of Rahul Bhat, a Kashmiri Pandit authorities worker who was shot useless by terrorists on Thursday in Kashmir’s Budgam.
Police fired tear gasoline shells at protesters to stop them from shifting in direction of the Airport Highway in Kashmir’s Budgam. (Picture: SCreengrab from video shot at protest website.)
Authorities staff and households of Kashmiri Pandits held a protest in opposition to the LG administration in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday over the focused killing of Rahul Bhat.
Rahul Bhat, a Kashmiri Pandit authorities worker, was gunned down by terrorists contained in the Tehsil workplace in Chadoora city on Thursday. He had acquired the job of a clerk underneath the particular employment bundle for migrants in 2010-11.
A video, purportedly shot on the protest website, confirmed police resorting to lathicharge as clashes erupted between the 2 teams on Friday. Police additionally fired tear gasoline shells at protesters to stop them from shifting in direction of the Airport Highway in Budgam throughout their protest demonstration in opposition to the current killings of Kashmiri Pandits within the Union Territory.
Amit, a Kashmiri Pandit, was quoted by information company ANI as saying, “LG administration ought to present us safety, else we’ll resort to mass resignation from our respective posts.”
#WATCH Police fireplace tear gasoline shells at protestors to stop them from shifting in direction of the Airport Highway in Budgam throughout their protest demonstration in opposition to the current killings of Kashmiri Pandits within the Union Territory pic.twitter.com/EPHvomqH9j
— ANI (@ANI) Might 13, 2022
One other protester stated, “If the administration can lathicharge and tear gasoline the general public, then may they not have caught the terrorists yesterday?”
In the meantime, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti stated she wished to go to Budgam to specific her solidarity with Kashmiri pandits. Nonetheless, she could not since she has been put underneath home arrest.
“Have been put underneath home arrest as the truth that Kashmiri Muslims and pandits empathise with one another’s ache doesn’t match into their vicious communal narrative,” Mehbooba Mufti stated in a tweet.
Rahul Bhat, an worker of the income division in Budgam, sustained severe accidents after terrorists fired at him on Thursday. He was rushed to a hospital in Srinagar the place he died a short while later. The fear group, ‘Kashmir Tigers’, took duty for the assault.
(With inputs from ANI)