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Separatists call for shutdown against braid chopping incidents

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Separatiststoday called for a shutdown in Kashmir on Monday against incidents of braid chopping in the state.

In a statement, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said the braid chopping incidents were part ofa "well-thought out" conspiracy.

"It is a big challenge for us as dignity of women folk is at stake," they said and appealed people to observe complete shutdown against the humiliation meted to women.

"Let us convey a message to these miscreants that in no way we will give up our resistance and will pursue the right to self-determination movement," they added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, October 07 2017. 18:42 IST