Locals thrash man in Srinagar for unfurling Indian flag


New Delhi: As the entire country gets ready to celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day, an unfortunate incident from Srinagar was reported when a man was thrashed by locals when he attempted to unfurl the tri-colour.
News agency ANI reported that a man was thrashed by locals when he tried to unfurl the Indian national flag at the Lal Chowk on Tuesday, a day before Independence Day.
It is reported that the man has received minor injuries and had to be rescued by a team of CRPF security personnel.
Local police officials are investigating the matter and have said that the guilty would be punished.