Protests rock Bemina, Khanyar areas against braid-chopping

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SRINAGAR: Protests erupted in Bemina and Khanyar areas of Srinagar on Wednesday against braid-chopping incidents.

Reports said that protesters, mostly women, took to streets in both the areas to protest the unabated cases of braid-chopping. They said that women held a demonstration in Khanyar after a woman’s braid was mysteriously cut in Kaw Mohalla area.

The protesters blocked the road to demand arrest of the culprits. Meanwhile, reports from Bemina said that two alleged braid-choppers were nabbed by the residents.

As the news spread, people took to streets and staged protests.