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NC legislators protest use of force on students in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Opposition legislators today protested in the Assembly against the alleged use of force on the agitating students in the Valley.

Led by party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, several MLAs and MLCs protested outside the assembly complex here on the first day of the special session to discuss draft legislation approved by the state

The NC leaders shouted slogans against the and blocked entry to the civil secretariat and the assembly.

They carried banners reading "end the state-sponsored terrorism, killing of innocent people and use of pellet guns against the protesting students".

Later, as soon as the session began, the legislators entered the assembly and started protesting. MLAs also joined them.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 11:42 IST