SRINAGAR: They said all the shops, transport, schools and offices will remain closed on Sunday and Monday against the summons issued to Mirwaiz and Naseem Geelani.
Trade bodies have called two-day shutdown from Sunday in downtown Srinagar against the NIA summon to Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
“Strongly reacting to the National Investigation Agency’s summon to the Kashmir’s chief cleric and world renowned religious scholar Mirwaiz Umar Farooq the Kashmir one of historical traders body Beopar Mandal Mahraj Gunj, Shahre Khass Traders & Manufacturers Coordination Committee & Jamia Market Traders Federation has called for complete shutdown in and around Old City Srinagar on Sunday and Monday,” said the trade bodies in a statement.
They said such kind of ‘nefarious designs’ to intimidate the people of Kashmir will not be tolerated at all and would be resisted tooth and nail.
“Summoning Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Naseem Geelani is totally undemocratic and will not be tolerated by the people of Kashmir in general and the traders fraternity in particular,” the trade bodies said, in the statement.
They said all the shops, transport, schools and offices will remain closed on Sunday and Monday against the summons issued to Mirwaiz and Naseem Geelani.
Mirwaiz was earlier summoned to Delhi by the NIA for questioning in an alleged funding case.__GK News