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Shiv Sena, JKNPP stage protests against detention of activists

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Scores of activists took out a march here today against the detention of some party workers in where they had gone to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk.

Workers of the the National Panthers Party (JKNPP) also staged a demonstration against the detention.

Six activists of the were detained briefly in yesterday as police thwarted their bid to hoist the tricolour at Lal Chowk.

Raising slogans against the at the Centre and the BJP-PDP in the state, activists took out the protest rally here.

Shiv Sena leader Manish Sawhney said, "Every Indian citizen has the right to hoist tricolour in any part of the country but the governments led by Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister not only prevented us from hoisting the tricolour in but also detained our activists.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 19:25 IST