Ganderbal, Kashmir – January 21, 2024
In a shocking incident that unfolded during the concluding ceremony of a cricket match in Ganderbal District, the peaceful atmosphere turned tumultuous as DDC (District Development Council) member Mohamad Ashraf allegedly slapped AAP leader Jibran Dar. The disturbing incident, captured on camera, swiftly disseminated across social media platforms, causing a ripple of shock and anger.
The altercation between Ashraf and Dar, which seemingly originated from accusations of political interference, took a grave turn, resulting in a physical confrontation during what was meant to be a celebratory cricket match ceremony. The incident has reignited concerns about the encroachment of politics into non-political events, triggering a chorus of demands for a thorough investigation.
In the circulating video, the tension between Ashraf and Dar is palpable, culminating in an unfortunate physical clash that has now become the focal point of a broader debate on the sanctity of non-political gatherings. Jibran Dar, visibly shaken by the incident, has vociferously called for the immediate arrest of Mohamad Ashraf, substantiating his demand with the video evidence that captures the shocking altercation.
The repercussions of this incident have reverberated beyond the immediate parties involved, sparking discussions on the need for a comprehensive inquiry into the incident. Many voices from various sections of society have joined in condemning the act, emphasizing the importance of maintaining the decorum of public events irrespective of political differences.
The AAP, in response to the incident, has swiftly disassociated itself from the physical altercation involving Jibran Dar. Issuing a statement, the party expressed regret over the unfortunate incident and stressed its commitment to non-violence and peaceful democratic discourse.
As the community grapples with the aftermath of this shocking incident, the call for justice and a thorough investigation grows louder. The episode has not only marred what was meant to be a celebratory occasion but has also underscored the pressing need to separate political differences from public events to preserve the sanctity of democratic spaces.