Srinagar, Sept 24: Nearly 300 youth today turned up for the recruitment rally of Special Police Officer (SPO) posts in restive Anantnag district of South Kashmir.
Notwithstanding the death threats by militants, the youth after facing immense difficulties in the form of ongoing violent unrest in Valley managed to reach Degree College Anantnag for screening and other formalities. The police had made adequate arrangements of security.
A police official said that they have had received 1800 applications for the SPO posts and out of them nearly 300 turned up. He said that the recruitment rally will also continue tomorrow. Just three days ago, 340 youths had turned up for an army recruitment rally in Anantnag district.