Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik Friday said article 35 A was directly linked to right to self determination of people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing the protesters after the Friday prayers in Lal Chowk, Malik said that Indian rulers should know that every Kashmiri would protect the state subject law with their blood and life, “They know their self determination right will be automatically snatched from them if state subject law is scrapped,” he said.
Adding that the Joint Resistance Leadership will issue a protest calendar after consultations with all stakeholders to safeguard the state subject law.
Malik who was leading protest march at Maisuma locality of Srinagar said ,“Our motive is to safegaurd Article35-A. Every Kashmiri is ready to sacrifice his life to defend the state subject law,”
Malik accused the RSS of being main force behind the attempts made to tinker with the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Malik was joined by scores of people, who shouted pro-freedom and anti-RSS slogans.