Resistance camp extends shutdown till July 31

The joint resistance leadership— Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik—has extended the strike call till July 31 and asked people to hold sit-in protests against civilian killings.
Resistance camp extends shutdown till July 31
Youth hold candle-light protest in South Kashmir''s Anantnag town Mir Wasim/GK

The joint resistance leadership— Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik—has extended the strike call till July 31 and asked people to hold sit-in protests against civilian killings.

In statement issued on Thursday evening, the resistance leadership said on July 30, (Saturday), people should hold sit-in on roads and offer Asr and Magrib prayers together, there. People should also raise pro-freedom slogans and observe blackout from 8 pm to 9 pm, the statement read.

On July 31 (Sunday), the leaders said people should march towards Martyrs' Graveyards and offer prayers there.

They have also called for painting of pro-freedom slogans' graffiti on walls, roads and other places.

"Shutdown will continue as usual with daily relaxation after 7 pm till late hours. The detailed programme will be issued on Saturday (July  30)," they said.

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