Kathua (J&K), July 15: Over 100 activists of Punjab Shiv Sena were today detained while trying to enter Jammu and Kashmir to submit a memorandum to Governor N N Vohra in connection with security to Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.
"We have detained over 100 activists of Shiv Sena from Punjab who wanted to enter the state and proceed towards Kashmir," Additional SP Kathua, Khalil Poswal said.
The activists, who tried to enter the state through Lakhanpur check point, said they wanted to submit a memorandum to Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra to demand the smooth conduct of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
"The Amarnath Yatra is being hampered by Pakistan- sponsored terrorists. We wanted to meet the Jammu and Kashmir Governor to submit him a memorandum to provide tight security to the Amarnath Yatra so that the Yatra goes on without any hurdle," president of the Punjab wing of Shiv Sena, Yograj Sharma said.