Traders’ call shutdown Mehbooba Shocked
Srinagar, Dec 14: Expressing deep shock over the death of Nowhatta shopkeeper Tariq Ahmad Bhat, the traders’ fraternity decided to observe two day complete shutdown in the area from Thursday.
“It’s really unfortunate that we lost our colleague in a tragic incident. We are in deep shock and want to express our solidarity with the Bhat family so we have decided to observe complete two-day shutdown in the Nowhatta area and a day long bandh in adjoining areas coming under our association,” President Central Traders and Manufactures Association Srinagar Mushtaq Ahmad Dariyal told Greater Kashmir.
He also appealed other traders and transport bodies to support their call.
MEHBOOBA EXPRESSES SHOCK
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti has expressed shock over the death of Tariq Ahmed Bhat and demanded action against those responsible for his death.
“Coercion has no place in the society and we strongly condemn the way Tariq is reported to have been injured in the broad daylight which ultimately led to his unfortunate death,” Mehbooba said in a statement.
She said politics couldn’t be enforced through use of strong-arm methods. “Those responsible for Tariq’s tragic death must be brought to book,” she said.
She conveyed her deep sympathy to the family of Tariq and prayed for the eternal peace of his soul.
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