Re-polling marked by total boycott in Occupied Kashmir
In Occupied Kashmir, re-polling at thirty eight polling stations in Srinagar constituency today was marked by a boycott, curfew, restrictions and complete shutdown.
No vote was cast at many polling stations including Bagh-e-Mehtab in Srinagar and Repora, Chrar-e-Shareef, Khansahib and Galwanpora in Badgam district.
Meanwhile, a march towards Bagdam will be held tomorrow to express solidarity with the families of the eight Kashmiris shot dead by Indian troops during polling for sham Indian parliamentary elections on Sunday.
Call for the march has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.
Hurriyet leaders Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir and Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, today visited Ganderbal and Badgam areas to express solidarity with the families of martyrs.
Senior Hurriyet leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the assertions made by Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh, terming them as frustration of Indian leaders.
On the other hand, complete shutdown was observed in Tral and other areas of Pulwama district on the second martyrdom anniversary of Khalid Muzaffar Wani, the brother of martyred Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani.