Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for shutdown on Friday over the killing of scholar-turned-militant Manan Wani in a gunfight with the armed forces in Kupwara district.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Chairman of the Hurriyat (M) in a tweet said that Kashmir has lost a ‘budding intellectual’.
Alas! heard the tragic news of #MananWani’s Martyrdom and of his associates! Deeply pained that we lost a budding intellectual and writer like him,fighting for the of cause of self-determination.JRL appeals to people to observe a complete #Shutdown tomorrow to pay homage to him
— Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) October 11, 2018