Srinagar, Jan 31 (PTI) Separatists have called for a shutdown in the valley on Sunday to protest the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir. Also Read - Vinayak Chaturthi 2021: Know The date, Time For Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik — under the banner of joint resistance leadership — Thursday appealed to people to observe a shutdown in Kashmir on Sunday when the prime minister is scheduled to arrive in the state. Also Read - Forget Telegram, Signal: ISIS Terrorists in India, Abroad Using Much More Secure Messenger 'Threema'

“A person who is in his pursuit to crush Kashmiri resistance, hurting Kashmiri economy and other oppressive measures deserves only a protest,” the separatists said in a statement. Also Read - India Set to Rollout World’s Biggest Vaccination Drive Today, 3 Lakh Health Workers to Get Shots on Day 1

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