PDP held protest against DFO Bhaderwah

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) held a strong protest outside DFO office Bhaderwah and block road for some time. The protesters under the chairmanship of PDP Distt Youth President Sajid Mir were protesting against DFO Bhaderwah for dismantling decades old Gujjar structures at Padri meadow (Picnic spot) on Bhaderwah-Chamba interstate road. Protesters burnt the tyres outside DFO office and blocked Chobia link road for some time to show their resentment against action taken by DFO and his officials. Tehsildar Bhaderwah Dr Amir Hussain and SHO Bhadarwah Jatinder Sambyal had a tough time to pacify agitating protesters as the protesters were reluctant and were demanding to lodge immediate FIR against DFO Bhaderwah T P Singh. Protesters were raising slogans against DFO Bhaderwah allegedly for his communal approach and for adopting anti-muslim policy by initiating action against them only.
While speaking Sajid Mir specificly warned DFO Bhaderwah TP Singh for his communal approach as the DFO along with other officials had dismantled decades old five structures belonging to nomads of particular community at Padri on the pretext that these structures were build on forest land.
“This communal attitude of DFO Bhaderwah will not be tolerated at any cost,” Sajid Mir warned. Later, Tehsildar convince protesters to have a meeting with SDM Bhaderwah Mohd Anwar Banday where DFO Bhaderwah was also summoned. Protesters apprised him(SDM) about the whole matter and demanded written apology and assurance from DFO within two days failing which protesters threatened to launch a massive stir against the said DFO. Those who spoke on the occasion includes Pradeep Dutt Zonal President,Shahid Latief City President, Rajat Sharma Vice President,Rizvi Mehta City Gen. Secretary, Adil Bagwaan Zonal Coordinator, Sajid Qadir Butt Distt. Secretary, Arif Media incharge, Nazir Shah, Sharafat Ali and others.

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