People protest for Degree College in Darhal

Excelsior Correspondent

RAJOURI, Nov 16: The people from all walks of life, including a large number of students and youth,  took out a strong protest march in Darhal town of district Rajouri today.
They were demanding setting up of Degree College in Darhal town. A large number of  people from Darhal town and adjoining areas under the leadership of  advocate Zahid Sarfraz Malik assembled at Shahidi Chowk,  Darhal  during the day today  and started protest demonstration. They were shouting slogans against  the present PDP-BJP Government  and also local public representative for not addressing the long pending demand of the people of this area.
After holding protest at the venue for some time, then the people took out a protest march though the main bazaar. The youth were carrying banners and placards in their hands depicting their demands. They strongly demanded that Degree College be established at Darhal without any much delay. They said the degree colleges have already been set up at Thannamandi and Budhal besides other areas, but Darhal tehsil has been ignored due to political reasons.
Several local leaders including Sarfraz Malik  addressed the gathering and criticized the State authorities for ignoring Darhal in terms of setting up Degree College there which is an old demand of the people of this tehsil.


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