Kathua, April 18
Up in arms against CAPD for not making smooth supply of ration in the area, locals of Various wards held a protest demonstration and blocked the College road at Shaheedi Chowk. The massive protest was held under the banner of “Bashan Nahi Ration Dau” movement at Kathua on Tuesday.
Protestors also burnt the effigy of Tehsil Supply officer (TSO) and shouted slogans against him with charging of conducting misbehave with the activists of the movement few days back.
Protesters Raj Kumar, Gulshan Kumar, Ashwani Kuamr, Gulshan Sharma and others said that, there was no proper supply and distribution in the area by CAPD and they keep on waiting for days together to receive the ration. “The people are suffering because of irregular supply of ration as well as wrong distribution system,” they said and demanded regular supply as well as proper distribution system.
A long go block was removed when a team of CAPD official along with Inspector Sarvjjet Singh SHO P/S Kathua City visited at the protest spot Shaheedi Chowk Kathua and assured to adress the four demands of the movement such as putting up of rate list of ration items at ration depot, putting up of the list of all ration card holders at ration depot, opening of ration depot twenty days of a month and regular supply of ration.