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Trade bodies back strike call on Aug 12 against abrogation of Article 35-A

‘Ready to face bullets for the protection of the special status of the state’

Srinagar: Kashmir Traders Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) and Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has extended their support to the strike call given by Joint Resistance Leadership against the ‘abrogation’ of Article 35-A which confers special rights and privileges on J&K’s permanent residents.

President KTMF, Muhammad Yaseen Khan in a statement said, “We are ready to face bullets in order to protect the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. It will be all an out war if Government of India tinkers with Article 35-A. It is a matter of life and death for us.”

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