Centre's 'Operation halt' a joke, claim separatists

SRINAGAR: Separatists today termed a "cruel joke" the Centre's announcement that security forces will not launch any operations in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan but reserved the right to retaliate if attacked.

"Operation Halt is a cruel joke with the freedom-loving people of Kashmir, who are engaged in a legitimate movement for right to self-determination," the separatists said in a statement.

The JRL -- comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik -- issued the statement after a meeting of the separatists who also called for a shutdown on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state.

 

Fast, accurate and updated real time local news is available on your smartphone and tablet.
STAY CONNECTED EVERYWHERE YOU GO!

Author

Jammu Links News