Civic polls: Resistance leaders call for shutdown on Oct 8

Srinagar: The Joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Wednesday appealed people of Jammu and Kashmir to observe a complete shutdown on October 8 to protest against the commencement of municipal and Panchayat elections in the state.

In a statement, the JRL leaders comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, asked people to observe complete shutdown across Jammu and Kashmir on 8th October to protest the commencement of the ULB and Panchayat election. 

“The leadership asked people to observe subsequent protest shutdown in their own respective areas as per the poll schedule on 10th, 13th and 16th October 2018 respectively and show their complete disassociation and resentment against it.”

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