Appeals people to visit residences of slain civilians on Wed

JRL calls for shutdown on Saturday
Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday appealed people to observe a complete shutdown on October 27 to protest against the β€˜forcible occupation of India’ on this day in 1947.

Besides, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued to KNS also appealed people especially those residing in southern district to visit the families of slain civilians killed in Kulgam blast.
JRL said that β€œon October 24 (Wednesday) people, especially those living in south Kashmir districts will march towards village Laroo in Kulgam district to express sympathy and the solidarity with the families who lost their loved ones in the Kulgam massacre by Indian forces.”
β€œThe march to Kulgam is to convey to the people of Laroo that people of entire Kashmir are with them and share their grief and pain and that they are not alone against the ultimate repression unleashed to crush the peoples’ demand for the right to self determination,” JRL said.
JRL said that on October 26 (Friday), Imams of all shrines, masjids and Imam Baras across Kashmir will raise their voice against the killing of innocent people in Kulgam and also stage peaceful protests after Friday prayers against the bloodshed in Kulgam.
The trio also urged Imams to lead special prayers for all martyrs of Kashmir, especially those killed recently at Kulgam.
β€œOn October 27 (Saturday) the black day of Kashmir history, will be observed by all as β€œOccupation Day” as it was on this day in 1947, that Indian troops landed in Kashmir to occupy us and our land and since then lakhs of forces continue to occupy us and our land illegally,” JRL said.
β€œA complete protest strike will be observed on that day. JRL appeals to Kashmir Diaspora on both sides of ceasefire line to observe the day in solidarity with their Kashmiri brethren and in whatever country they are educate the people through posters banners placards about the Kashmir dispute and grave human rights abuses here,” the trio added.



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