Thousands of people took to streets against the allotment of transferring 800 kanals(100 acres) of forestland to Amarnath Shrine Board. Clerics in Valley mosques have urged people to resist the move tooth and nail. Imams at local mosques are instucting people to protest against the government order in the Friday congegregations. Eyewitnesses’ accounts revealed that people throng to street after Friday prayers from all the major and small mosques of the city. Led by various separatist leaders and head of the mosques, the people marched on the city roads and chanted slogans against government, security forces and chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. Protesting youth at Lal Chowk assembled near the Clock Tower (Ghantaghar) and hoisted Pakistani green flags on the tower.