This week has 3 working days, two half days

KL images: Bilal Bahadur
KL images: Bilal Bahadur

KL News Network


In the week starting December 9, Kashmir will have three working days, as per the statement issued by joint Hurriyat comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The statement has effectively taken the summer agitation to the winter, much closer to Chila-ie-Kalan.

The three day relaxation includes the weekend and Monday. The third day of Monday, the statement said, was relaxed for Milad-un-Nabi (SAW). Also relaxed are the time-slots from 4pm to 8 am – the dusk-to-dawn, on two days – Wednesday and Thursday.

Here are the details

Friday, December 09, no relaxation. After Friday prayer, hold congregations across J&K at the places identified and agreed upon locally and mutually. These are to be managed by local Masjid Committees, village youth volunteers, and local coordinators.

Since December 10, falls human rights day, the Hurriyat says after Zuhr prayer, all vehicles should move towards UNMOGIP office and handover a memorandum to the military observers regarding India’s continuous denial of political (right to self-determination), civil, social, religious and economic rights of the people of Jammu & Kashmir for last seven decades.

Tuesday, (December 13) is Women’s Day to assemble at local chowks and centres from Zuhr to Asr in the vicinity of your mohallas, villages and localities; protest with flags, placards and banners with freedom messages and slogans. On this day, lawyers have been exempted. They have been requested to appear in courts for pleading the cases.

On Wednesday (December 14), people have been asked to organize marches: Trathpora, Sherabad Khore, Mantrigam, SK Pora, Wail, Lasjan, Quil, Memandar, Manzgam, Shahabad Freedom March

From 7 am, marches were called from Kupwara to Trathpora, Baramulla to Sherabad Khore, Bandipora to Mantrigam, Budgam to SK. Pora, Ganderbal to Wail, Srinagar to Lasjan, Pulwama to Quil, Shopian to Memandar, Kulgam to Manzgam and Islamabad to Shahabad;

Post Zuhr prayer, people were asked to hold freedom congregations at the place identified and agreed upon locally and mutually;

On Thursday, (December 15), people were asked to hold day-long Azaadi conventions in neighbouring villages from 11 am to 4 pm in respective areas;


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