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JKCSF protests New Land Laws

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Qayoom Wani, others detained, freed

Srinagar: Police on Monday foiled J&K Civil Society Forum’s sit-in against New Land Laws, a statement issued by a spokesman of the Forum said. Protest was held near Press Enclave in Srinagar.

The spokesman said that Police had already seized Pratap Parak Srinagar and Press Enclave Srinagar to stop leaders of Civil Society from holding this protest however, they still managed to hold the protest.

During this protest, Qayoom Wani, Chairman of the Forum including several others was detained by Police and lodged at Kothi-bag Police Station Srinagar.

While talking to media, Wani said that New Land Laws are totally unacceptable.

“We won’t tolerate this colonial approach of the Government,” the spokesman quoted Wani as saying. Wani also said that Civil Society condemns change in employees Civil Services Regulations (CSR).

All the Leaders of the Forum were holding Play Cards in their hands, Mentioning “New Land Laws and Demographic Change unacceptable”.

All the detained activists were later released.

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