Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a march to Kulgam on October 24, tomorrow and for a shutdown on October 27.

According to the spokesman the JRL has asked people to march towards Kulgam where ten people including seven civilians were recently killed after a gunfight between militants and government forces at Laroo area.

JRL said that it urges all to march towards Kulgam and specially asked people from northern Kashmir to join the march to show southern Kashmir that whole valley stands with them at this moment, and to show their allegiance to the ‘freedom movement’.

JRL also asked imams of the mosques to hold special prayers for the ‘martyrs’ of Kulgam on October 26 and to protest against the killings.

They also asked for a state wide shutdown on October 27, the day Indian army landed in Kashmir.

“The day should be observed as black and occupation day,” they said.

This post was published on October 23, 2018