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Mirwaiz marches towards Lal Chowk, detained

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Mirwaiz marches towards Lal Chowk, detained

Srinagar,May 19,CNS: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was detained on Saturday after he defied house arrest and attempted to march towards Lal Chowk to protest the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state.
Reports said that a police contingent deployed outside his Nigeen residence detained the Mirwaiz after he came out. He was later lodged at police station Nigeen.Joint Resistance Leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have called for a march to Lal Chowk today to protest the Modi’s visit.
However, Lal Chowk has been sealed by the government forces to thwart the march.
Before his detention, Mirwaiz asked Modi, who has arrived in the state to inaugurate developmental projects, to resolve the Kashmir dispute as per the wishes of its people.