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Muttahida Majlis-e-Mushawrat announces fresh protest calendar

Srinagar, March 03, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Muttahida Majlis-e-Mushawrat, a conglomerate of pro-liberation organistaions spearheading the campaign to seek return of mortal remains of Kashmiri leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru, on Sunday announced a fresh weeklong protest calendar.

The MMM in a statement issued after a meeting in Srinagar today said that complete shutdown would be observed on Monday, March 4, wile people would march towards Parigam in Pulwama on Tuesday to express solidarity with the family of Kashmiri student, Mudasir Kamran, who was found hanging in the hostel of a university in Hyderabad Deccan.

It said that On Wednesday, the people of Kupwara district would visit the family of Muhammad Maqbool Butt at Tregham while people of Baramulla and Bandipora would converge on the native areas of Muhammad Afzal Guru at Seer Jageer in Sopore. It urged the Kashmiris living in other countries to stage protest demos outside the Indian embassies and high commissions on Thursday.

The statement asked the Kashmiris living in different countries to hold pro-freedom demonstrations outside the Indian embassies on Thursday. It called for peaceful protests in the occupied territory on Friday after Juma prayers. The MMM statement urged the netizens to upload the photos of Maqbool Butt and Afzal Guru as their profile pictures on the social networking sites.

Earlier, the MMM in the meeting reiterated the demand for return the mortal remains of Kashmiri leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.

The participants of the meeting paid homage to the deceased student and expressed solidarity with his family.

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