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J-K: 'Azaadi' slogans raised during function attended by CM Mehbooba, probe ordered

A Group Of Women Raised 'azaadi' Slogans During A Function Attended By Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Prompting The State Government To Order A Probe Into The Matter.

PTI | Updated on: 17 May 2017, 10:39:12 PM
A file photo of J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti.


A group of women raised 'azaadi' slogans during a function attended by Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti prompting the state government to order a probe into the matter.

"The government has appointed commissioner/secretary of Industries and Commerce Department Shailendra Kumar as inquiry officer to enquire into circumstances which led to commotion and unruly situation during a function organised by state Rural Livelihood mission at SKICC Tuesday," an official spokesperson said. 

Mehbooba had to beat a hasty retreat from the venue in the wake of shouting of slogans by the members of women self help group, followed by unruly scenes during which few chairs were flung in the air.

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"The inquiry shall inter alia include fixing responsibility on the officers/officials of various departments/organisations charged with the smooth conduct of the function but having failed to discharge their duties/assigned functions scrupulously," the spokesperson said, adding that the inquiry officer shall submit a report along with recommendations within 15 days.

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First Published : 17 May 2017, 10:24:00 PM