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Noisy scenes mar Ravi Shankar's function in Srinagar

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Noisy scenes marred an otherwise well attended function organised by Art of Living founder here on Saturday.

The function was held at the Sher-e-International Convention Centre (SKICC), where said he had been invited by some well-meaning people to speak at 'Paigam-e-Mohahat' (Message of Love) function.

He said some well-meaning people were working silently to redress the problems faced by the people of and his present visit was part of that non-political humanitarian initiative.

He, however, had to cut short his speech and a subsequent press conference as many people attending the function stood up and shouted slogans in favour of "Azadi" and militants.

The angry participants said they had been cheated by the organisers who had promised them that their would be waived at the function.

Others said they had been invited for distribution of sewing machines among them.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 17:16 IST