JRL holds protest rally in Srinagar demanding ‘mortal remains’ of Maqbool Bhat

JRL holds protest rally in Srinagar demanding ‘mortal remains’ of Maqbool Bhat
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Srinagar: The activists of Joint Resistance Leadership on Monday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding mortal remain of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat from Tihar Jail.

Bhat was hanged in Tihar on this day 35 years ago and was buried within the jail premises.

Reports said that scores of activists and leaders assembled at Maisuma chowk in Srinagar and raised slogans in favour of “demands of return of mortal remains of Bhat and Afzal Guru”.

Witnesses said that a posses of policemen deployed in the area swung into action and bundled the protesters in the police vehicle and detained them.