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Kashmiris observing Black Day, the day highlights 72 years of struggle


Shahbaz Ahmed Reporter

27th Oct, 2019. 10:30 am
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Kashmiris observe Black Day today

Today is the day of Indian occupation, Pakistani and Kashmiri citizens around the world are celebrating Black Day observed on October 27, 1947 against Indian occupation of Kashmir.

According to the details, Kashmiris from both Pakistan and the LoC are celebrating this Black Day.

It was on this day in 1947 when Indian troops invaded Jammu and Kashmir and subjugated it in blatant violation of partition plan of the subcontinent and against the will and aspirations of Kashmiris.

This year’s day is of special significance as it is being observed in the backdrop of illegal and unilateral step of India to annex Kashmir on 5th of August.

The day highlights the 72 years of struggle of Kashmiris in their quest to right to self-determination.

President Dr. Arif Alvi on the occasion of Black Day said in his message that Pakistan stands with Kashmiris and speaks about the rights of Kashmiris all over the world, Kashmir case is Pakistan case, Kashmiris cause will be highlighted on every global forum.

Prime Minister Imran Khan once again on the occasion have reiterated complete support to the just cause of Kashmiris in their alienable right to freedom from Indian occupation.

Several programs, including rallies and seminars, are being held throughout the country to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir.

In capital Islamabad, documentaries are being played on large screens installed at key places in which Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiris and the human tragedy unfolding in the territory is depicted.

Stickers and banners of Black Day are pasted on public service buses and stops along with prominent places.

In Azad Kashmir, rallies, demonstrations and protest gatherings are being held in all small and big cities of the state under the auspices of Kashmir Liberation Cell, Hurriyat and religious organizations.

Main function of the Black Day is being held in the state capital Muzaffarabad. Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan is presiding over the function.

A rally will also be taken out at the end of program.

On the other hand, life remains paralyzed in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region on 84th day.

Normal life continues to hit badly due to restrictions and gag on internet and most of cellular services.

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