SRINAGAR Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest on the eve of hanging anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Friday.
As Martyrdom anniversaries of #ShaheedAfzalGuru and #ShaheedMaqboolBhat are being observed on 9th and 11 feb authorities have started crackdown on resistance leaders and activists, I have been just put placed under #HouseArrest, Mirwaiz said on Twitter.
Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik has called for shutdown tomorrow to protest the secretive hanging of Guru.
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