Syed Ali Gilani’s martyrdom: APHC releases 5-day protest calendar

Urges people to offer funeral in absentia after Juma prayers

Srinagar, September 03 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference has released a five-day protest calendar appealing to the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) to observe shutdown for five days in the occupied territory, starting today (Friday), in the wake of the passing away of veteran Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani in custody and the authorities’ unjust and inhuman action of barring people from paying homage to the legendary figure in the Kashmiris’ freedom struggle.

As part of the protest calendar, the APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, appealed to the people of the occupied territory to offer funeral in absentia for Shaheed Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani after Friday prayers in Kashmir valley, Jammu and Ladakh regions.

The people have also been asked to conduct a march towards Hyderpora residence of the veteran leader in Srinagar, for three days, starting today, to pay tribute to him.

On Monday, the Kashmiris have been asked to march towards Eidgah to pay homage o all Kashmiri martyrs.

On Tuesday, Kashmiris living across the world have been asked to hold protests outside the Indian High Commissions against India’s illegal occupation of their homeland.

The APHC demanded return of the dead body of the veteran leader to the Kashmiri people so that they can accord it proper burial. It also demanded of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tender apology to the people of IIOJK for humiliating the dead body of the great leader and his family as well as hurting the sentiments of the Kashmiris.

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