Srinagar: Asking New Delhi to give-up rigidity, Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani Friday issued fresh protest calendar for next ten days under â€œQuit Kashmir Campaignâ€ and called for â€œPalhalan Challoâ€ on Monday and â€œBijbhera Challoâ€ on next Friday.
As per the programâ€”beginning 17 October, there will be no strike on following Sunday, next Wednesdayâ€”October 20 and 24 October.
â€œThere will be no strike on 17 October, Sunday,â€ a spokesman of the pro-plebiscite amalgam said, stating that there will be no strike for two consecutive days on tomorrow and day-after.
â€œOn Monday, people are urged to march to towards Palhalan (a village in northern Baramulla districtâ€™s Pattan areaâ€. On the day, protest sit-in would be held in the locale to offer tributes to eight youths killed in past four months and express solidarity with the people who continue to be under curfew for past one month,â€ the spokesman said.
On Tuesday, October 19, people are urged to offer Zuhr (afternoon) prayers on streets at district and Tehsil headquarters and stage protests till Asr prayers, the spokesman said.
As per the program, there would be no strike on Wednesday, October 20.
â€œProtests demonstrations would be held in district and Tehsil headquarters against curfew and the biggest rally would be held at Ghataghar in Lal Chowk to be addressed by Hurriyat leaders on October 21.â€
â€œOn Friday, the spokesman said, people are urged to march towards Bijbhera to offer special prayers in favour of those 52 people killed on the day in 1993.
â€œOctober 23, would be observed a â€˜Yom-e-Tahafuzi Namusi Khawateenâ€™ and protest would be held from Zuhr to Asr and problems facing woman would be highlighted,â€ the spokesman told Press Bureau of India, adding, â€œthere would be no strike on next dayâ€”October 24.â€
On October 25, people would stage protest demonstrations to all important locations to protest â€œatrocities by police and Indian forces. â€œOn the day people would put white straps on month.â€
â€œOn October 26, there would be complete strike and day would be observed as â€˜martyrsâ€™ day.â€™ Besides offering tributes to those killed in past four months and others, corner stone for â€˜Masahmat-e-Dewarâ€™ would also be laid,â€ the spokesman added.
Meanwhile, Syed Ali Shah Geelani asked government of India to give-up rigidity. â€œNew Delhi is doing biggest mistake of keep with its traditional policy and they are mistaken in their belief that people of Kashmir would get fed up and give up the demand for their right. She should comprehend that youth are at the forefront and will no give up unless realizing their right,â€ the veteran leader was quoted as saying by the spokesman.