Amid curfew and restrictions thousands of people organized a pro-freedom peaceful motor rally in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. Eyewitnesses told CNS that thousands of people on bikes, cars, Tata Mobiles, Sumo’s and trucks held a peaceful rally in the district. Amid pro-freedom slogans the participants waved green flags and denounced the ongoing killings in Kashmir.
The rally according to eyewitnesses started from Muslim Chowk Bugam of the district and before culminated at the same spot it passed through scores of district villages including Kadar, Muhammadpora, Katrasoo, Laru, Tolinopora, Shurat, Srindu, Datipora, Bogund, Supar, Dhani, Sunigam, Tarigam, Koimouh, Bichroo, Redwani, Mishipora, Hawroo, Frisal, Yaripora, Nonmai and other villages.
The rally was addressed by some local leaders at Bugam who appealed people to organize only peaceful protests. “We will not resort to violence if allowed to organize such peaceful protests. Today’s rally is an eye-opener that we don’t believe in violence. Police didn’t intervene today and accordingly we didn’t resort to violence,” the speakers said.