J&K Police detain Sena activists trying to hoist national flag in Srinagar

Lal Chowk
Lal Chowk, Photo Tweeted by @republic

Srinagar, Dec 6: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday detained a dozen Shiv Sena workers who were trying hoist the national flag here in centre Lal Chowk. 

They raised slogans against National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah.

“If Farooq Abdullah wants to come to power in Jammu and Kashmir he should shun speaking the language of the separatists,”  news agency IANS quoted activists was saying.

The Shiv Sena workers had come from Jammu to hoist the flag in response to Abdullah’s challenge. The NC president had said a few days back that it was “not possible to retrieve Pakistan administered part of the state”, IANS quoted.

Abdullah had said that those speaking of liberating the Pakistan administered part should “first try and hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk”.


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