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Massive anti-Pakistan protests across India

Massive anti-Pakistan protests across India
In Jammu, vehicles set on fire by protestors against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack. (PTI)
By Nagaland Post | Publish Date: 2/15/2019 12:28:27 PM IST

Massive anti-Pakistan protests rocked India in the wake of Pulwama terror attack in which at least 45 CRPF were martyred.

In Jammu and Kashmir, demonstrations and candle light marches were held at dozens of places. Braving the rains, people took to streets in Jewel Chowk, Purani Mandi, Rehari, Janipur, Gandhinagar, Bakshi Nagar, Muthi, Talab Tilloo and Satwari and protested against the killings.

Raising anti-Pakistan, anti-terrorist slogans, the protestors demanded action against Pakistan for “sponsoring terrorism in the Valley.”

Members of Bagrang Dal, Shiv Sena and Dogra Front were seen protesting in large numbers.

In Delhi, a protest was held outside the Pakistan High Commission. However, police swung into action and picked up the protestors onto the bus.

In Uttar Pradesh, families awaiting the arrival of mortal remains of the bravehearts raised anti-Pak slogans. Effigies of Masood Azhar, chief of Jaish-e-Mohammed (who claimed responsibility for the attack), were burnt in Varanasi as a sign of protests.

In Aurangabad, several persons congregated at Begumpura area and burnt Pakistan’s flag.

In Ahmedabad people burnt the effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the protest. In Maharashtra, women group staged protest against terror attack while Muslims of Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazar shouted slogans. In Lucknow, the Shia Muslims held protests after the Friday prayers.

Meanwhile, the impact of the terror attack was felt all the way down at Kalbari village in Assam’s Baksa district, as residents gathered to mourn the death of 48-year-old CRPF soldier Maneshwar Basumatary in the incident. 

Protests were held in Assam by members of Sadou Assam Goria Moriya Yuva Chatra Parishad, a minority students’ organisation, All Bodo Minority Students Union, ABVP, Krishak Shramik Unayan Parishad and Hindu Jagran Manch. 

In Bihar, father of Ramesh Yadav, a soldier who lost his life in terror attack, urged the government to initiate a probe into the matter and give a befitting reply to Pakistan.

Civil society organisations of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday set ablaze a Pakistani flag and shouted slogans against Pakistan.

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