Srinagar, November 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for complete shutdown on November 27 against the ill-treatment meted out to the illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in different jails of the territory and India.

Call for the shutdown was giving by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing a joint press conference in Aabi Guzar area of Srinagar, today, ahead of protest march up to Lal Chowk and a sit-in. They asked the people to observe November 27 as black day.

Later, Indian police arrested Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik along with over two dozen Hurriyat leaders and activists including Hilal Ahmad War, Ghulam Nabi Zaki, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Syed Imtiaz Haider, Omar Aadil Dar, Rameez Raja, Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi, Muhammad Yasin Attai, Muhammad Yasin Butt, Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Muhammad Siddiq Shah, Nisar Hussain Rathar, Muhammad Ashraf Changal, Shabbir Ahmad, Zahoor Ahmad, Bashir Kashmiri, Farooq Ahmad and Merajuddin were also arrested when they tried to march towards the Lal Chowk where they were supposed to stage a sit-in protest. The arrestees were shifted to Kothi Bagh police station in Srinagar.


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