Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti

  • Amarnath agitation leader to fight polls March 14, 2009

    Jammu: The convener of the Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti (SASS), which headed protests last year over a controversial piece of land for a Hindu shrine in the Kashmir Valley, Saturday said he was likely to contest Lok Sabha election as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee. Leela Karan Sharma, who led...
  • Hindu groups accept deal, agitation in Jammu ends August 31, 2008

    Jammu/Srinagar: The over two-month long agitation in the Jammu region over the Amarnath land row was suspended on Sunday after a government panel and an alliance of Hindu groups reached an agreement. The agreement gives exclusive rights to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) to use 40 hectares of forestland at...
  • Amid curfew relaxations, 'jail baro andolan' intensifies August 18, 2008

    Jammu: The Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti (SASS) on Monday started its three-day 'jail bharo andolan' as authorities lifted curfew in Kishtwar, Jammu and Udhampur districts and relaxed it for nine hours in Samba district. Intensifying their struggle for restoration of nearly 100 acres of land to Amarnath shrine board, thousands of...
  • Jammu curfew relaxed but Amarnath deadlock persists August 10, 2008

    Srinagar: The Amarnath land transfer dispute in Jammu and Kashmir shows no sign of letting up after the meeting between an all-party delegation sent to Jammu by the Centre and the Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti (SASS) failed to make any headway. Even though the curfew in Jammu has been relaxed between...
  • Amarnath row: SASS turns down Governor's request August 6, 2008

    Jammu: Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti (SASS), which is spearheading the ongoing agitation in Jammu over the Amarnath land issue, on Wednesday refused to soften its stand and said it will settle for nothing less than revocation of the government's order cancelling transfer of nearly 100 acres of land to the...