Govt orders probe into Pawan Hans' failure to airlift Buddhist monk

By PTI Published on Jul 30, 2018 10:50 AM IST

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered a probe into circumstances that led to the failure of Pawan Hans helicopter to airlift Buddhist spiritual guru Gwlang Drupka from Padder in Kishtwar district to here.

District Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana has ordered inquiry into the circumstances that led to law and order problem during the visit of Drupka at Gulabgarh, Padder, on July 25, an official spokesman said today.

"A large number of Buddhists, including women, gathered at a place and started raising anti-administration slogans. Some angry people resorted to stone pelting at Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Office building Padder, thus causing loss to government property," he added.