JRL calls shutdown on Friday

Srinagar: Joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq have called for a shutdown on March 8 against arrest spree, tinkering with special status. 

“This spree of arrests, ban on Jamat-I-Islami and attempts to tinker with hereditary state subject law under the pretext of 35 A deserves our stiff protest and resistance and people of Kashmir besides holding peaceful protests after Friday prayers will also observe a complete and comprehensive shutdown tomorrow on 8thMarch 2019,” the spokesman said. 

The statement said that the arbitrary arrest and detention of senior resistance leader and chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik and many others under draconian PSA and shifting of Yasin Sahib to Kot-balwal jail Jammu is most condemnable act.

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