Separatists for shutdown on January 26

Separatists for shutdown on  January 26

Extending its support to the shutdown call given by Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, chairperson Mass Movement Fareeda Behanji has urged people to observe January 26 as black day.

 Various Separatist leaders and organizations have called for shutdown on January 26.

Reiterating his shutdown call for entire Jammu and Kashmir, the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah, in a statement from New Delhi, said that the parents, teachers and government authorities should not force the school children and government employees to attend the January 26 related functions.

“Although the government of India is claiming to be the largest democracy in the world it is reluctant to give the right to self-determination to the Kashmiri nation. It is not fulfilling the promise of holding referendum in Jammu & Kashmir. The Kashmiris are a peace loving people and they have no enmity with India or its people but until the people of this disputed region are given a chance to decide their future,” Geelani said.

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, while calling for shutdown on January 26, in a statement today, said, “All kinds of transport, business centers and other activities will come to stand still and Kashmiris through their peaceful protest will convey a message to the whole world that people of Jammu Kashmir despite all oppression are continuing their struggle for freedom.”   

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman (R) Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karatey, in a statement today, has urged people to observe strike on January 26.

Extending its support to the shutdown call given by Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, chairperson Mass Movement Fareeda Behanji has urged people to observe January 26 as black day.

 “By observing shutdown on January 26, we want to make it clear to the international organizations and community that we want resolution of Kashmir issue according to aspirations of the people of state and as per the resolutions adopted by United Nations Organization,” reads handout.