Complete shutdown being observed in IoK on Butt's death anniversary

Complete shutdown being observed in IoK on Butt’s death anniversary

Monitoring Desk

SRINAGAR: The Kashmiris are observing complete shutdown strike in Indian occupied Kashmir on Monday to mark the 35th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, who was hanged by the Indian authorities in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th of February in 1984.

According to reports, The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for the strike.

The JRL said that the struggle and sacrifices rendered by great leaders of Kashmiri freedom struggle — martyr Muhammad Maqbool Butt and martyr Muhammad Afazl Guru — were glorious chapter of Kashmir’s resistance history.

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