Bla residents protest against shifting of Passport Service centre

Baramulla: Scores of inhabitants from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Thursday staged protest at Main Chowk Baramulla against the statement of Superintendent of Post Office Baramulla for shifting Passport Kendra service to District Bandipora.

The protest was held under the banner of Baramulla Joint Coordination Committee (BJCC) which includes Bar Association Baramulla, Beopar Mandal Baramulla, Working Journalist Association and Academic and Social Concerns forum and other non-government organizations.

Lead by Beopar Mandal Baramulla, the protesters shouted slogans against authorities for their negligent attitude towards the town.

“Passport service centre was recently announced by Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti for Baramulla in her tweet, protesters said adding that while ignoring CM’s directions Superintendent of Post Office Baramulla Vijay Chowdary has recommended Bandipora post office for the service without taking residents of Baramulla into confidence.

The speakers demanded government to take notice of the matter.


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