The protest march called against the proposed abrogation of Article 35A by the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) , was Monday foiled by the police.
Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) co-chairman Farooq Ahmed Dar along with half a dozen members who tried to march towards governor House in Srinagar were detained by police.
The businessmen and traders led by Farooq Ahmad Dar assembled at Srinagar’s press enclave to lodge their protest after holding a sit-in at Press colony Srinagar.
As soon as the protesters tried to march towards governor House, police intercepted and detained them.
Talking to reporters Kashmir Economic Alliance co-chairman Farooq Ahmed Dar called for hoisting black flags over all the residential houses, commercial establishments like shops and important landmarks and squares on Hearing date in Supreme Court on Article 35A on August 29.
Farooq Ahmad Dar, said: “Our amalgam has called protest march from Press Enclave to High court on August 29 to lodge protest against the attempts to abrogate Article 35-A and we will submit memorandum to chief Justice of High court on the issue”.