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Issue directions to ensure Kashmiris not harassed: JK CM to Centre

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

today asked the Centre to issue directions to the "concerned agencies" to ensure that its residents do not face any harassment.

The spoke to and brought to his notice cases of alleged harassment of people from the state in and Himachal Pradesh, an spokesperson said.

The requested Singh to issue necessary instructions to the concerned agencies so that people from the state, who are studying, doing business or working in other parts of the country, do not feel inconvenienced and can carry on their activities without interference, the spokesperson said.

Singh assured the chief minister to look into the cases and take strict action, the said.

Yesterday, the Police arrested four men for allegedly assaulting a Kashmiri woman in southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony.

Police had, however, informed that the incident was a local issue, triggered by a dispute over feeding stray dogs, and had nothing to do with the woman's origin, officials said.

On Thursday night, the victims, including four women, were allegedly surrounded and roughed up by a mob of around 30-40 people. A police case was registered following a complaint from one of the women. She had alleged that she was physically assaulted by the mob.

An official in said that another case of an assault on a had been reported from Manali in

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 20:35 IST