BARAMULLA: Various trade and civil society associations held a protest in Baramulla Thursday against moves to shift the proposed Passport Seva Kendra for Baramulla out of the distrist.
The Baramulla Joint Coordination Committee (BJCC), Bar Association Baramulla, Beopar Mandal Baramulla, Journalist Association and Academic and Social Concerns Forum and several other organisations protested the statement of Superintendent of Post Office Baramulla about shifting the passport kendra service to Bandipora.
The protestors marched from DC office to Main Chowk Baramulla.
The rally was addressed by president Traders federation Mohammad Ashraf Ganai, General Secretary Tariq Ahmad Maglo, Patron Bar Association Baramulla Gulam Mohiudin Wani, President Bar Association Baramulla Abdul Salam Rather, Hilal Ahmad Wani, Ishfaq Ahmad Shah and others.
The speakers noted that Superintendent of Post Office Baramulla Vijay Chowdary has recommended Bandipora post office for Passport Seva Kendra accounced for Baramulla.
The speakers asked government to take note of the matter.
Bar Association Baramulla started its march led by Abdul Salam Rather from District Court.