Mirwaiz Calls For Eidgah Chalo

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday called for a shutdown and ‘Eidgah chalo’ on May 21 on the death anniversaries of his father, Hawal martyrs and a senior Hurriyat leader.  

According to a statement, Mirwaiz  convened the joint meeting of Hurriyat’s Executive Council and General Council Members at conglomerate’s headquarters.

“Heads and representatives of all the constituents of APHC participated in the meeting. The participants took a  view of the ongoing political situation besides discussing organizational matters,” the statement issued by Hurriyat spokesman read.

The meeting, which was called especially to finalize the arrangements for “Hafta-e- Shuhada” programs, also paid glorious tributes to Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq, Abdul Gani Lone, Hawal martyrs and all the martyrs of Kashmir.

“During the meeting, the participant’s gave final shape to the programme. It was decided that on  May 21 a public rally would be held at Iddgah, Srinagar and people have been urged to observe complete shutdown and strike this day. A seminar on  May 17 would be organized at Hurriyat Headquarters and on May 24 a prayer meeting cum public rally would be held at Kralpora Kupwara to pay tributes to Shaheed-e- Millat and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat. 

It was resolved in the meeting that all the constituents would make full efforts to make the program a grand success at all levels,” the statement read.

He said, “The aim to observe Hafta-e- Shuhada is to pay tributes to the martyred leaders as well as thousands of martyrs of Kashmir who laid their lives for the supreme cause and to show complete resolve and commitment towards the freedom struggle so that it becomes known upon the world that Kashmiris would continue to pursue with the struggle till the issue is not resolved according to the wishes and aspirations of people of Kashmir.”

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