Jammu & Kashmir

Hopeful that Pak will support ‘genuine’ struggle of JK citizens, says Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Twitter that he was hopeful that Pakistan will keep supporting the genuine struggle of people of Jammu Kashmir as they have done in the past.

Congratulating Pakistan on their Independence Day, Mirwaiz wrote on Twitter that the Kashmiri people pray for peace and tranquility of Pakistan.

Earlier, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on August 15 and have appealed to the people to observe it as a ‘black day’.

They said that an atmosphere of fear has been created in Kashmir through frisking and harassment of people at the checkpoints established by the forces in the run-up to August 15.

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