The indefinite hunger strike of National Youth Corp
(NYC) volunteers continued for nine consecutive days on Wednesday with
several members of the NYC’s were hospitalized after they fainted.
Reports said that several female members of the protesting NYC’s also
held a protest demonstration outside the Chief Ministers residence at
Gupkar here seeking his intervention to implement the orders.
Meanwhile, Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu on Wednesday visited the
protesting NYC volunteers at Pratap Park here and assured the
redressal of their demand.
“Dr Drabu visited here and assured that our demand will be fulfilled”
State President NYC association Asif Ali told Rising Kashmir.
He said that Finance minister sought some time from the NYC’s in this regard.
“We are thankful to finance minister for visiting and assuring us to fulfil our genuine demand, however we will continue our hunger strike unless we didn’t get any official confirmation from the government”