POONCH, Aug 4: JKPCC General Secretary and DDC Member of Surannote Constituency, Shahnawaz Choudhary has led an indefinite strike in Surannote against the LG administration enters the second day in Surannote.
Sarpanches, Panches and the residents affected by the flash floods are also sitting with him and they are asking for compensation from the administration through the SDRF by declaring the recent flash floods in the Poonch district as a disaster. They held placards while shouting slogans in support of their demands. The site of the demonstration became the witness of the emotional explosion of many inhabitants while recounting their sufferings.
First day of indefinite strike. ADC Poonch and other officials traveled to the protest site and attempted to calm the protesters, but talks broke down.
Shahnawaz Chowdhary, while speaking on occasion, assured residents that he would spare no effort to raise their voices for them.
He warned the administration to accept genuine claims for compensation through the SDRF and to forego farm loans or he would be forced to start a mass protest in support of their demands.