The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has reiterated that any tinkering with the state subject law through judicial route will be resisted tooth and nail by the people of the entire state.
In a statement issued to GNS, the leadership said that the case regarding Article 35-A is again coming up for hearing in the Supreme Court on March 6 and 7.
A high level delegation of Bar Association has already reached Delhi who will be monitoring and defending it. The team will keep leadership intimated and people will be informed, the leaders said.
They said that in the past also, many efforts were made and many “ploys” employed to damage the disputed status of Kashmir but people through their stiff resistance always foiled such “designs” and this time also, if any adverse move is made in this regard, people and leading are fully ready to resist it.
The JRL also paid glowing tributes to two armed youth Adfar Fayaz Parray and Irfan Ahmed Rather who were killed in an encounter with government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir stating that it is very painful that youth are pushed to the wall are taking to arms and losing life.
The leadership strongly condemned forces’ action in Tral “where live ammunition was used against the people resulting in the grave injuries to 25-year-old youth Farooq Ahmed and prayed for his speedy recovery”.