Srinagar, 12 May: To commemorate the 28th martyrdom anniversary of its founder Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq the Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Saturday called for complete shutdown on 21st May 2018 besides a week long programme of events.
An important meeting of AAC leaders, activists and workers was held at the party headquarters Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal. The meeting was presided over by AAC patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who was released from the house detention this morning.
On the occasion, rich tributes were paid to Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawja Abdul Gani Lone, martyrs of Hawal massacre and all the martyrs of Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, AAC patron and APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said while we are paying tributes to our great martyrs, the fact is that even today Kashmiris especially our youth continue to sacrifice their precious lives and these collective sacrifices made by people and leadership are our great asset which will be written in golden words in the history of our immense sacrifices.
The meeting finalized the preparations for the 28th martyrdom anniversaries of founder of AAC and the beloved religious and political leader of people late Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq(RA) and the martyrs of Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990.
May 16 (Wednesday): Recitation of Quran and Qirat competition to be organized by Anjuman-Auqaf Jamia Masjid.
May 17 (Thursday): A seminar to be held at APHC headquarters at Rajbagh, Srinagar.
May 18(Friday) A free medical camp will be organised by AAC at Jamia Masjid at 10 am.
May 19(Saturday): A seminar to be organised by Anjuman-e- Nusrat-ul-Islam at the Auditorium of Islamia Higher Secondary School Rajouri Kadal.
May 20: (Sunday): A rally to be taken out by the workers of AAC after Zuhr prayers from party headquarters.
May 21 (Monday): On the call of Joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasir Malik, a complete shutdown will be observed across Kashmir in memory of Shaheed-e-Milat , Shaheed-e- Hurriyat, Martyrs of Hawal massacre and all the martyrs of Kashmir.
A congregational gathering to pay tributes to martyrs will be held at martyrs’ graveyard Eidgah where JRL will address the people, offer special Fateh prayers and take a pledge to take the mission of martyrs towards its accomplishment. (KNB