Police foil protest of MGNREGA contractual employees in Srinagar

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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday foiled a huge protest march of All J&K MGNREGA contractual employees union in Srinagar demanding regularization of their jobs.

The contractual employees from all the districts of Kashmir valley and Ladakh division had orgainsed a march towards Governor’s office however government forces dispersed them.

The protesters had gathered in Pratap Park where they had raised tents which were vandilzed by forces, witnesses said.

Police used lathis to disperse the protesters injuring several protesters, they said adding the injured were later shifted to hospital.