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Home / India News / Candlelight march taken out in J-K after Cong sarpanch Ajay Pandita was killed by terrorists

Candlelight march taken out in J-K after Cong sarpanch Ajay Pandita was killed by terrorists

Earlier on Monday, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha held a protest and burnt an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the killing of Pandita in Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2020 13:24 IST
Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
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The mother of Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch Ajay Pandita mourns near his mortal remains, at their residence in Jammu on  June 9, 2020. Pandita was shot dead Monday evening by terrorists in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.
The mother of Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch Ajay Pandita mourns near his mortal remains, at their residence in Jammu on June 9, 2020. Pandita was shot dead Monday evening by terrorists in Anantnag district of South Kashmir. (PTI Photo)

A candlelight march was taken out in Jammu on Monday in memory of Ajay Pandita, Congress sarpanch who was killed by terrorists in Anantnag on June 8.

Earlier on Monday, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha held a protest and burnt an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the killing of Pandita in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Pakistani terrorists killed an elected sarpanch out of frustration. We have staged this protest against Imran Khan and terrorists,” said Arun Dev Singh, President BJYM Jammu and Kashmir.

On Sunday, unidentified terrorists fired upon Congress sarpanch at Lokbawan, Anantnag. Pandita later succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

“Today at about 6 p.m., some unknown terrorists fired upon one Congress sarpanch identified as Ajay Pandita at Lokbawan, Anantnag who later on succumbed to his injuries at a hospital,” Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Monday.

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