To put pressure on the coalition government to undo the injustice meted to Jammu region by shifting of AIIMS, the coordination committee’s chain hunger strike entered third day on Sunday. The committee comprising of prominent people of Jammu province is demanding setting up of the institution in Jammu region as promised by the government.
The committee had organized back to back bandhs in Jammu region to press for this demands, and has also started an indefinite dharna and chain hunger strike led by J&K High Court Bar Association. The hunger strike is being organized in front of the statue of Maharaja Hari Singh at Tawi Bridge. The committee members also said that they want to remain peaceful, and agitate against this injustice despite the fact that a large number of youth organization want to intensify the protests. If the demand is not met then the stir could have other ramifications as well.