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News Tech: Some activists of the Yuva Rajput Sabha (YRS) on Friday staged a demonstration and blocked the Jammu-Pathankot national highway to press their demand for declaring a holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh, the last Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir, on September 23.

They withdrew the road blockade after about half-an-hour.

YRS leaders said they had been making the demand for the last 10 years but the administration was yet to fulfil it.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had formed a four-member committee in January this year to look into their long-standing demand.

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