Joint Resistance Leadership JRL on Thursday called for a valley-wide shutdown following the killing of scholar rebel Manan Wani in north Kashmir.
Taking to his widely followed twitter handle, Mirwaiz wrote: “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.”
Wani was killed along with his associate during an encounter with government forces in Shartgund village of Handwara in north Kashmir.