The joint resistance leadership spearheading the ongoing movement in Kashmir on Thursday extended the ongoing shutdown till October 13. On Friday (October 7), the resistance leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have urged people to march towards UN office in Srinagar.
"From 9 am, march one and all from entire Jammu and Kashmir towards the UNMOGIP Office in Srinagar and handover a memorandum to the military observers regarding India's recent attempts of creating a war hysteria to deflect international attention from ongoing people's uprising for freedom from forcible Indian control of Jammu and Kashmir and also asking UNO to impress upon India to shun violence and respect and adhere to UN charter and implement the UN resolutions on Kashmir," the protest programme reads, adding: "Offer Friday prayers in Poloview ground, TRC ground and adjacent parks; Resistance/Masjid Committees/Youth Volunteers of Srinagar coordinate and ensure the arrangements. On this day, there will be no relaxation in shutdown."
On Saturday (October 8), the leaders have called for 'One Day Students' Resistance Convention'.
"All the students, school to university level, from neighboring villages and localities organise one-day students' resistance convention from 11 am to 4 pm in respective areas. Educate yourself and others about India's forcible control, alternate history, freedom struggle and real heroes of Jammu and Kashmir. Educate yourself and others (about) the ways and means to liberate our mind, soul, body and land from the shackles of India's forcible control and how to consciously make resistance our way of living. Professors, Teachers, Research Scholars, and others professionals should actively participate in this one day teaching-learning program. Resistance, Masjid Committees, Youth Volunteers of these areas must coordinate and ensure the arrangements," they said, adding: "On this day, there will be relaxation from 5 pm to 6 am."
The leaders have asked people to observe Sunday (October 9) as 'Azadi Prayer Day'. "From Zuhr to Maghrib hold special prayers for freedom from Indian Military's forcible control, in all Masjids across Jammu & Kashmir; Offer Qunoot Nazilah as our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Sallalahu Alaihe Wassallam) used to in times of calamity, difficulty and hardships of Ummah and beseech Allah (SubhanahuwaTa'ala) for His forgiveness, His mercy and the salvation of weak and oppressed people of Jammu & Kashmir from brutal military occupation and oppression; Resistance/Masjid Committees/Youth Volunteers must ensure the arrangements," they said. "On this day, there will be no relaxation."
On Monday (October 10), the resistance leaders have urged people to "Occupy all roads towards J&K Police Stations."
"Come out of your homes at 9 am and occupy all the roads leading to your respective police stations till 4 pm; Protest with the banners, placards and posters with the messages: "JK Police: Shame on You to Continue Taking the Side of Indian Occupying State", "JK Police: Shame on You for Killing, Maiming, Arresting & Torturing Your Own People", "JK Police: You are also War Criminals as other Indian Forces", "JK Police: Kashmiris will neither FORGET nor FORGIVE Your Oppression to Crush Freedom Struggle"; Offer Zuhr on roads," the resistance leaders said in the joint statement. "On this day, there will be no relaxation."
On Tuesday (October 11), they have called for observance of "Women's Day."
"Assemble & Occupy 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," they urged the women. "On this day, there will be no relaxation."
On Wednesday (October 12), the resistance leaders have urged people to hold 'Freedom March'.
"From 9 am, march one and all from Kupwara to Langate, Baramulla to Zaingeer, Bandipora to Aloosa, Budgam to B.K. Pora, Ganderbal to Safapora, Srinagar to Hazratbal (Central), Pulwama to Dadsara, Shopian to Imam Sahib, Kulgam to Frisal and Islamabad to Qazigund; Post-Zuhr prayer, hold Freedom Congregation at the place identified and agreed upon locally and mutually; Resistance/Masjid Committees/Youth Volunteers of these Blocks coordinate and ensure the arrangements," they said. "On this day, there will be relaxation from 5 pm to 6 am."
On Thursday (October 13), they urged people to hold 'One Day Azadi Convention.'
"Neighbouring villages and localities organize one day Azadi convention from 11 am to 4 pm in respective areas; Deliberate and discuss ways and means to strengthen the ongoing People's uprising for freedom from Indian occupation; Resistance/Masjid Committees/Youth Volunteers of these areas coordinate and ensure the arrangements," they said. On this day, there will be relaxation from 5 pm to 6 am. The resistance leaders urged people to observe shutdown across Jammu & Kashmir on all days except for the relaxation mentioned in the program.
"Public vehicular movement not to be stopped after 10 pm to 6 am on all nights. Lockdown all the routes entering your Mohallas, Villages and Localities by every means during night to protect people in general and youth in particular from the raids and arrests by Indian forces and J&K Police, play Islamic and Azadi Taranas from Maghrib to Isha on all days. Paste this protest program poster on the entrance of every masjid and in Market places, Mohallas & Local Chowks," they said.