Separatist shutdown till 2pm on 21 July; To resume on Friday
Srinagar, July 18: Rejecting and ridiculing the Govt of India’s statement in Indian parliament today with regard to the current killings and extreme repression in Kashmir by blaming pro freedom leadership and others, separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement said that the current situation is directly a consequence of India’s occupational and military approach to the Kashmir problem.
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The separatists said that the propaganda by India with regard to the current situation in particular and the Kashmir dispute in general has blinded them to extents that are unable to understand and accept the geniuses of people’s anger and self drive for freedom and justice.
As such in continuation with the protest program on July 19th and 20th there will be a complete shutdown and July 20th will be observed as black day. On 21st July shutdown will continue till 2:00 pm. There will again be a complete shutdown on Friday the 21st of July and post Friday prayers peaceful protest will be held in all mosques across the state.