Civil society, Bandipora traders pledge to safeguard Article-35A

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Bandipora: Members of the civil society and the traders federation on Monday took out a protest rally against the attempts to dilute the special status of Jammu and Kashmir

Heeding to the call of joint resistance leadership (JRL), scores of civil society and traders federation members assembled at Gulshan Chowk here and registered their protest against the attempts to abrogate Article 35 A, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Carrying placards and banners that read “We protest against the abrogation of Article 35 A”, the protesters pledged to safeguard the special status at all costs.

Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed in this north Kashmir district, including Gurez Valley for the second consecutive day against attempts to revoke Article-35A.