JRL Calls For Strike On July 13


SRINAGAR — The joint resistance leadership (JRL) while paying glowing tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931, has called for a complete strike will be observed on Saturday.

JRL, according to a statement issued here, said the strike is “in remembrance of July 13 martyrs and all the martyrs of the land, and as a means to once again reiterate the urgent need for a peaceful and just resolution of Kashmir conflict and to put an end to repression against the people and those representing the sentiments of people”. 

Meanwhile, paying tributes to the martyrs of 13 July 1931, Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the July agitation of 1931 was the first strong and collective voice of the people of J&K against the century old oppressive autocratic rule and those killed among the first martyrs of J&K.

“The struggle for ascertaining their will and aspirations continues since then, in which lakhs of people have lost their lives. People  want that sentiment to be addressed they want a peaceful resolution of this essentially political and human issue and an end to human rights abuses and multiple assaults , a consequence of the lingering issue,” reads a statement issued here.

The amalgam said as per tradition to pay homage and tributes to the martyrs of 13th July 1931 , the Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq will lead a peaceful procession after zuhr prayers  from Jamia Masjid Srinagar to martyrs graveyard Naqshband Sahab shrine (RA)on Saturday. “Fateh prayers for the martyrs will be collectively offered  at the graveyard.”


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