No strike on March 16, Ulema takes back shutdown call on Mirwaiz's request | KNO

No strike on March 16, Ulema takes back shutdown call on Mirwaiz's request | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, March 13 (KNO) : Muttahida-Majilis-e-Ulema have taken back the strike call for March 16 against NIA summoning of Hurriyat Conference (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Grand Mufti Nasir ul Islam told KNO that on the persistence of Mirwaiz they have taken back the strike call. "There will no strike on March 16 i.e Saturday now," he said. Yesterday, the amalgam had called for the complete shutdown on Saturday against the summoning of Kashmir’s chief cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by NIA. Mirwaiz had earlier urged the Mutahida Ulema council to take back the shutdown call for 16th March (Saturday). In a tweet, Mirwaiz expressed gratitude to Mutahida Ulema council J&K, the traders’ fraternity and the civil society members for their concern and support to him. However, he urged Mutahida Ulema council to take back the shutdown call for 16th March (Saturday) that was called to protest against summoning of Mirwaiz by National Investigation Agency (NIA) and ban on Jama’at-e-Islami. “Express my deep gratitude to Mutahida Ulema council J&K the Traders fraternity and the civil society members for there concern and support ,I however request Mutahida Ulema council to take back the hartal call for 16th March in this regard,” Mirwaiz tweeted.(KNO)