EJCC holds protest against assault on Article-35A

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Itifaq Lone

Srinagar: The employees joint consultative committee( EJCC) today staged a protest demonstration here in summer capital against the tinkering with Article 35A, which provides special status to state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Scores of employees from different government departments led by President EJCC, Aijaz Ahmad Khan assembled here in Partap Park Srinagar and staged a protest against what they called repeated assaults on the Article-35A, witnesses told Kashmir Reader.

Carrying placards and banners that read “Safeguard Article 35-A” and “Save state subject law”, the protesters pledged to safeguard the special law with their lives.

Later, the protesters took out a march from Pratap Park to the historic Ganta Ghar before dispersing peacefully.