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Separatist shutdown in Kashmir Valley

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A separatist-called shutdown on Monday in the Valley to mark the 35th death anniversary of Liberation Front (JKLF) founder, Maqbool Bhat, has paralysed life across the region.

was executed in the on this day in 1984. He was buried inside the prison premises.

The shutdown was called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, and Muhammad Yasin Malik, reiterating their demand to handover Bhat's remains to his family.

Shops and business establishments remained shut in and other major cities and towns of the valley. was suspended.

Authorities made heavy security deployment in law and other order sensitive places including Trehgam, Bhat's hometown in district.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 10:56 IST
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