JRL calls shutdown on Feb 3 against PM Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership on Thursday called for a valleywide shutdown on February 3, Sunday to protest Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

In a statement the JRL comprising of Octogenarian Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement said that the five years of Narendra Modi’s rule are marred with tyranny and oppression in Kashmir and his arrival only deserves a protest from the oppressed.

The prime minister will visit to all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on February 3 to lay foundation stones for host of projects.

JRL appealed Kashmiris to observe a complete shutdown on Sunday, at Modi’s arrival in Jammu Kashmir, halt all their activities, transport, business on the day and give a message to the whole world that “Kashmiris despite all tyranny and oppression by Indian state will not stop their peaceful struggle for right to self-determination and rather will continue this struggle at every cost.”

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