Srinagar: The pro-freedom leaders on Wednesday issued their joint protest calendar for the coming week, Friday to Thursday (August 26 to September 1), in which they have called for a people’s march to the Srinagar Eidgah on Friday. The leaders have called for a complete day’s shutdown, with no relaxation after 6pm, on Friday and for Islamic and Azadi taranas to be played from mosque loudspeakers throughout the evening from Maghrib to Isha.
“Move from every mohallah, village, locality, tehsil and district towards Eidgah Srinagar,” the leaders have instructed.
On Saturday and Sunday, the shutdown is to be observed only till 6pm. The pro-freedom leaders on Saturday will march towards 14 core of Indian Army at Badami Bagh, Srinagar, and ask the GOC to vacate Jammu and Kashmir. People have been asked to come to masjids in the night for one hour (10 pm to 11 pm) to offer prayers for freedom of Jammu & Kashmir.
On Sunday, an ‘Assessment Drive’ will be conducted in which resistance/masjid committees in all villages and localities will visit every household and prepare a list of the needy. They will also visit the families of martyrs and the injured, and make arrangements for their support.
On Monday a complete day’s shutdown has been called for. This a the day when people have ben asked to lock down all government offices except those providing essential services.
People have been asked to not allow movement of any employee towards their office. Islamic and Azadi taranas are to be played from mosques from Maghrib to Isha.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the shutdown is to be only until 6pm. Women have been asked to lead protests on Tuesday by assembling and occupying local chowks from Zuhr to Asr in the vicinity of their mohallas, villages and localities. They have been asked to “protest peacefully”.
On Wednesday, people have been asked to occupy highways and inter-district roads, particularly the highway from Banihal to Salambad Uri, from 11 am to 4 pm, and to offer Nimaz-e-Zuhr on roads.
Thursday is again to be a day of complete shutdown and for stopping the “propaganda war machinery of the state”. People have been asked to block all the roads leading to Doordarshan, Radio Kashmir and Information Department offices, and to ensure that no employee is able to enter their premises.