Women separatists stage protest in Kashmir

March 8th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Mar 8 (ANI): In the leadership of Muslim Khawateen Markaz (MKM) Chairman Zamrooda Habib, women activists of separatist groups took to the streets here on Sunday.

Hundreds of women under the aegis of Muslim Khawateen Markaz, and took out a protest march towards the United Nations office here.

The protesters said they were protesting to draw the attention of the international community to solve the Kashmir dispute.

We are celebrating the Womens Day and asking the international community how many more widows? How many more orphans? How long? They have to come forward to solve the Kashmir problem without a delay. Today we are registering our protest and we are calling this Womens Day as Widows Day, Human Rights Violation Day, Orphans Day and Illegal Detention Day, said Zamrooda Habib, Chairman, Muslim Khawateen Markaz.

However, the protestors were stopped by the police from proceeding ahead. Many among them also courted arrest. (ANI)

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