Mohammad Yasin Malik, chairman JKLF Saturday said “cruelty and oppression cannot defeat, curb or press a people’s voice of freedom”. Leading 48 hrs long hunger strike along with other civil society members in Srinagar, Malik said “more tyranny and cruelty increases faster, closer its end comes”.
From early morning, people from various walks of life poured in on the second day of hunger strike today to express their solidarity and encouragement for the protesters. “JKLF leaders, workers and activists continue their hunger strike, along 200 people from affected families also participated,” JKLF spokesman said in a statement issued on Saturday.
Many scholars, intellectuals and political leaders visited the camp and expressed solidarity with the protesters. “Among those who came to the camp included renowned scholar and jurist in advocate Zafar Ahmad Shah, renowned heart surgeon Dr Sajjad reshi, renowned scholar, writer and physician Dr Altaf Hussain, and others,” spokesman said.
Meanwhile, the spokesman said JKLF activists will also come out with a candle light procession after evening prayers today.