Municipal elections third phase: JRL calls for shutdown in poll bound areas

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have said that a complete protest shutdown will be observed in the poll bound areas which fall under the third phase of the ‘sham elections’ being thrust on people by the authoritarian state.

The elections for the third phase of the ongoing Municipal elections will take place on Saturday.

“As in the previous two phases people will again show their total rejection and dismissal of this farce by staying away and boycotting it completely, JRL said in a statement.

The statement added that a shutdown will be observed in following areas: Lal Chowk, Rajbagh, Ikhrajpora, Mehjoor Nagar, Natipora, Chanapora, Budshah Nagar, Bagaat Barzulla, Rawalpora, Hyderpora, Khanka-e-Moualla, Mahraj Gung, Jamia Masjid, Makhdoom Sahib, Khawaja Bazar, Aquilmir Khanyar, Rouzabal, Doulatabad, Islamyarbal, Nawab Bazar, Nawa Kadal, Safa Kadal, Rathpora, Eidgah, Palpora, Tarabal, Hajin, Sopore, Uri, Tral, Awanitpora, Mattan, Pahalgam, Aishmuqam, Seer Hamdani.

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