Amid uproar, opposition demands judicial probe into 2016 killings


 Jammu, January 11: The opposition parties continue its protest today as well over the issue of Kashmir unrest demanding Judicial probe into 2016 Kashmir unrest.

As soon as the Assembly resume its functioning today, Congress Legislator Ghulam Mohammad Saroori stood up and demanded Judicial probe through sitting Supreme Court Judge into the killings and unrest that took place last summer in Kashmir in wake of aftermath of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani encounter on July 8 last.

Saroori soon find support from other National Conference and Congress MLAs beside from some independent MLAs as well.

"If you have not committed anything wrong--- then why you are running away from holding a judicial probe through sitting Supreme Court judge" said Saroori. He quoted Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh as saying that government is ready to hold probe said that if Singh says government is open to probe then why it can't be hold through sitting Supreme Court judge because lot of people were killed and so many survived injured. “You do not seem to e ashamed of what you did this summer,” Saroori said.

NC, Ali Mohammad Sagar and Davinder Singh Rana also raised their concern over the conduct of the house by the speaker and asked the government to come clean on the issue. The opposition members also tried to storm into the well of the house but were not allowed by the marshalls. 

"We want Judicial Probe--- Bajrangi Sarkar Hai Hai--- Goongi Behri Sarkar Hai Hai" slogans were raised by the opposition members. Despite opposition protest, the question hour is in progress and Ministers are replying to the member’s questions.  The opposition members later stage walkout from the Assembly.