Mirwaiz led Hurriyat calls for complete strike on July 13

Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has called for complete strike on July 13, 2014 in Kashmir to commemorate the ‘Martyrdom anniversary of the first Martyrs of Kashmir struggle, Martyrs of 13 July 1931’.

In this connection APHC has announced a two day programme. “On July 12, 2014 a seminar titled “13 July 1931 – Stating Chapter of Kashmir freedom struggle” would be convened at Hurriyat headquarters Rajbagh.”, an official statement mentioned adding that the seminar would start sharp at 11:00 am during which APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders would participate and pay homage to the Martyrs.

“On July 13, 2014, keeping with the tradition a peaceful rally would be taken out from Jama Masjid srinagar after Zuhr prayers which would culminate at Mazar Shohada Naqashbandh Sahab. Thereafter collective fateh khwani and a public rally would be convened to pay tributes to the martyrs of 13th July 1931 and all Martyrs of the Kashimir freedom struggle till date. On this day Hurriyat leaders will also assemble at Martyrs graveyard at Sopore Handwara and Islamabad and pay tributes to the Martyrs of july 13 1931 buried there.”