Shutdown call extended till Saturday: Hurriyat (G)
Hails Role Of Doctors, Para-Medics, Volunteers In Helping Bullet Hit
Srinagar, Aug 3: The Hurriyat (G) on Tuesday released fresh protest calendar and called for complete shutdown and protests till Saturday.
A local news agency Kashmir Media Network said the conglomerate held a meeting under the acting chairman Ghulam Nabi Sumji and strongly condemned the unabated killings in the Valley.
The conglomerate called for a complete shutdown and protests from Wednesday to Saturday (August 8) to protest against the killings. It said the fresh program would be announced on Saturday.
“We appeal people to strictly adhere to the program and stage peaceful protests against the killings,” it said.
The Hurriyat (G) has strongly condemned the re-arrest of Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
The Hurriyat condemned the use of ‘unbridled’ force to quell the Eidgah Chalo march.
Meanwhile, the Hurriyat (G) general secretary Masrat Alam in a statement said the “leadership realizes that people are responding to our calls at the cost of their lives. There are lot of responsibilities on us. We should be very much responsible and we make a pledge that we will not betray them, we are with them.”
He hailed the doctors, para-medics and volunteers for their efforts to save the bullet hit people. “We appeal the brothers who are holding medical pharmacies to provide life saving drugs. We also appeal to the people to co-operate with the medical faculty. We strongly condemn attack on medical staff of Soura Hospital at the hands of Indian forces,” he stated.
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