J&K: Women break earthen pots to highlight water scarcity

Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 22:22

Jammu: Breaking earthen pots on roads, a
large number of people, mostly women, staged a demonstration
here on Monday protesting inadequate supply of water in areas on
the outskirts of the city.

Protesters, most of them women carrying earthen pots
on their heads, chanted anti-government slogans to highlight
the water scarcity in Bri Brahama and other areas.

The women later broke earthen pots on the roads.
The protesters threatened to block the Jammu-Pathankot
highway if the administration did not immediately restore the
water supply.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 22:22

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