ADC Issue: Protest continues in Nowshera; Protesters blocked Jammu-Poonch highway

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Jammu, Mar 20: Protest continued in Nowshera town of Rajouri district while Jammu-Poonch highway was blocked by the agitators over the demand of appointing Additional Deputy Commissioner, on Tuesday.

Hundreds of people from Nowshera staged a protest and blocked the road to press government for appointing separate ADC for Nowshera town.

The residents of Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote have been demanding separate ADCs after the government appointed ADC for Kotranka tehsil.

The agitators demanded that either separate ADCs should be appointed or district status by clubbing all the four tehsils must be announced. Meanwhile on Friday, “Jammu Chalo” march from Nowshera was also foiled by the police.

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