Hurriyat Conference (M) calls for shutdown on May 21

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Srinagar, May 13: The Hurriyat Conference (M) headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today announced to observe a complete shutdown on May 21 and also decided to hold a public rally at Eidgah to mark the death anniversaries of  Mirwaiz’s father Molvi Mohammad Farooq and Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Lone, according to a statement. It was also appealed to the public for a complete shutdown on this day.  A meeting in this regard was held under the chairmanship of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to finalise the arrangements.

During the meet, it was also decided that on May 17, a seminar will be organized at Hurriyat Headquarters and a prayer meeting cum public rally would be held at Kupwara on May 24.