Protest over opening of wine shop in Kathua


Kathua: Scores of people, including women and children, of Ward 14 Krishna Colony in district Kathua Tuesday held a protest over the opening of a wine shop in the area.

people raised slogan against Excise Department and state government as they alleged local administration is behind opening of new wine shop which is going to open soon at ward No 14 near Krishna Colony.

The protesting people alleged the owner of the wine shop belong to ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and that is why administration has closed eyes about the issue.

“Opening of wine shop may increase the criminal activities in our locality,” a local of the area said.