Protestor commits suicide in Kathua district
Jammu (PTI): A man allegedly committed suicide in Kathua district of Jammu region on Thursday in connection with the Amarnath land row.
The incident took place at a chain hunger strike organised in support of restoration of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, police said.
They said the man was identified as Balwant Rai, a resident of Hiranagar in Kathua district. Rai, who left a note donating his property to Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti, consumed some poisonous substance, they said.