Srinagar parts shut to mark 8th death anniversary of Afzal Guru
Srinagar, Feb 09: Parts of Kashmir capital Srinagar on Tuesday observed spontaneous shutdown to mark the 8th execution anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guru.
Eye witnesses told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that all but all shops and businesses establishments in the parts of city including commercial hub Lal Chowk have remained shut and transport is thin on roads to mark the execution anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was put to death in prison for taking part in an attack in 2001 on India’s parliament.
Guru was hanged in Tihar jail on February 9, 2013, and his remains were not handed over to his family. (KDC)