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Friday, Dec 13, 2019

Indefinite sit-in outside Raj Bhawan

Staging the sit-in, leaders of the Sangrash Samiti demanded immediate restoration of the land to the Amarnath Shrine Board and removal of the Governor.

india Updated: Jul 09, 2008 16:49 IST

PTI
Hindustantimes
         

Demanding removal of Governor NN Vohra, leaders of the Sangrash Samiti, which is spearheading the stir over the Amarnath land row in Jammu region, began an indefinite sit-in outside the Raj Bhawan in Jammu on Wednesday.

Chanting anti-Governor, anti-Ghulam Nabi Azad government and anti-PDP slogans, activists and leaders of the Samiti, a conglomeration of 35 outfits, also took out a rally in the city.

Staging the sit-in, they demanded immediate restoration of the land to the Amarnath Shrine Board and removal of the Governor.

The amalgam launched an anti-Vohra signature campaign in Jammu today but suspended its call for a shutdown in the region for a week.

The signatures would be sent to the President, a Samiti spokesman said.

"If our demands are not met within seven days, we will enforce the shutdown in the region again," he said.