Srinagar, 19 May: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders and activists manage to reach and gather near Budshah Chowk Maisuma from where they tried to march towards Lal Chowk. Police which had already laid cordon around whole Lal chowk area immediately came into action and stopped this march. Police on the occasion arrested JKLF leaders and activists including Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, Sheikh M Aslam, Muhammad Haneef Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar, Fayaz Ahmad Lone, Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganie, Basharat Ahmad Butt.all the arrested were immediately shifted to police station Kothibagh.
On JRL call a complete shutdown is being observed across the valley where as police have imposed unannounced curfew and restrictions in various parts of Kashmir including Lal Chowk. Police have laid razor wire and other barricades around Maisuma, Budshah Chowk, Abiguzar, Kokerbazar and have almost sealed Ghanta Ghar chowk to stop JRL peaceful, against gross human rights violations in Jammu Kashmir. It is pertinent to mention that JRL comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have announced today’s protest program on the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Nerander Modi to Kashmir.