Srinagar: A day earlier, Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhatt was shot dead by terrorists in Budgam, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. There is anger among Kashmiri Pandits over the murder of Rahul Bhatt. While Kashmiri Pandits protested by blocking the road, they also opposed the leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who had come to attend the last yatra.
BJP state unit president Ravinder Raina and former Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta, who arrived to attend Rahul Bhatt's last visit, faced heavy opposition from Kashmiri Pandits. Kashmiri Pandits gheraoed Ravinder Raina and Kavinder Gupta and raised slogans. Angry Kashmiri Pandits raised slogans against the Modi government. According to the information, Ravinder Raina and Kavinder Gupta had come to attend the last rites of Rahul Bhatt. Seeing the BJP leaders, the anger of Kashmiri Pandits erupted.
Angry Kashmiri Pandits gheraoed BJP leaders and started shouting slogans. Kashmiri Pandits raised slogans against the Narendra Modi-led central government at the Centre. Kashmiri Pandits also came on the streets against the murder of Rahul Bhatt. Kashmiri Pandits blocked the Jammu-Akhnoor old highway. Angry Kashmiri Pandits raised slogans against the Modi government even during the road jam.