SRINAGAR: Veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader Syed Ali Gilani released a 10-day protest calendar while maintaining that the ongoing movement will continue till complete demilitarization of the valley. Syed Ali Gilani in a media interview said that the protest calendar was imperative for achieving the ultimate goal. “Nothing is safe in Jammu and Kashmir till the troopers are here. Our ongoing movement will continue till last Indian trooper leaves the territory,” he maintained.
He said that the movement had reached a decisive phase and it was high time for people to have patience and make the protest programmes a success. Shutdown would be observed on Thursday, October 7, as a mark of solidarity with Kashmiri prisoners. On Friday (October 8), there will be no shutdown. On Saturday (October 9), shutdown would be observed. On the day Gilani urged the people to send memorandums to the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon to press for the right to self-determination.
There will be complete shutdown on Sunday (October 10) and people have been urged to stage peaceful protests from Zuhr to Asr prayers. “People should also offer prayers at the Martyrs Graveyards and undertake their cleaning,” the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader added.
On Monday (October 11), there will be no shutdown. On Tuesday (October 12) and Wednesday (October 13) shutdown would be observed. “On Wednesday people should stage peaceful protests for seeking whereabouts of 10,000 Kashmiris who went missing in custody of various agencies,” he said.
There will be no shutdown on October 14. On October 15 (Friday), there will be complete shutdown and people have been urged to stage protests after Juma prayers to highlight the issue of unnamed graves. There will be no shutdown on October 16 (Saturday).-SANA