They criticised Governor N.N. Vohra, Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mufti Mohammed Sayeed for the decision.
The agitators also blocked peak-time traffic for over an hour near Jantar Mantar.
In March, the government had allotted 40 hectares of forest land in Baltal to the SASB that organises the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine at Amarnath dedicated to Lord Shiva.
But Tuesday, the government backtracked and cancelled the allotment order, putting an end to a controversy that saw violent protests in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley last week.
But this in turn angered people in the Hindu-majority Jammu region, where authorities banned processions and assembly of more than four people to avoid further trouble.
Indo-Asian News Service