JRL calls for shutdown on August 15

JK Bank

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on August 15.

Calling for a shutdown, the JRL – comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, has appealed to the people to observe it as a “black day” .


“An atmosphere of fear has been created in Kashmir through frisking and harassment of people at the checkpoints established by the forces in the run-up to August 15,” the JRL said.