With the completion of the ninth round, natural gas will be available in 178 GAs comprising 290 districts spread over 26 states and UTs covering more than 46 per cent of the country’s population and about 35 per cent of the geographical area.
The minister, who was also being sought by the CBI in Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case, surrendered only after the state police attached her property on the directions of a Begusarai court on November 16.
Farmers and tribals from North Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Ahmednagar and other parts of the state will take part in the protest. Water conservationist Dr Rajendra Singh, MP Raju Shetty and others will also participate in the rally.
A statement by the joint separatist leadership, comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik, blamed the government for killing and called for a complete shutdown in the Valley on Thursday.
Pakistani soldiers also resorted to mortar shelling at Balakote sector in Poonch district, following which authorities issued an order to close schools that falling along the LoC in Degwar, Ajote, Malti and Karmara areas of the district.