Srinagar, Aug 12: On August 14th, the Hurriyat Conference has decided to offer special prayers for the stability of Pakistan, the day the nation celebrates its Independence Day. On August 15, India's Independence Day, the Hurriyat says it will observe a black day and will not allow anyone to participate in the celebrations.
The Hurriyat Conference which issued its latest protest calendar states that on August 14, during the referendum march, special prayers would be offered for the stability of Pakistan after every Namaz.
To block Independence Day celebrations
The Hurriyat has decided to observe a black day and civil curfew on August 15. From 7 AM onwards all roads leading up to places where Independence Day celebrations would be held will be blocked.
The district commissioners have been told not to hoist the Indian National Flag in any part of Jammu and Kashmir.
Parents have been told not to send their wards to take part in the celebrations. Raise black flags on your houses, shops, market centers and local chowks, wear black dresses or black bands on this day, the Hurriyat also states.
The Hurriyat said that the protests will be held across Jammu and Kashmir on all days starting August 13 to 18th. A relaxation period between 6 AM and 6 PM has also been announced.
Further it states that there will be a lockdown of all routes during the night time to protect the people from the raids and arrests by the Indian forces and J&K police.