Global Kashmir Day being observed today

Latest Update: July 22, 2016 | 221 Views
Kashmir Day

SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Chairman All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders have called for observing Global Kashmir Day on Friday and a march towards Islamabad town in the Valley on Monday.

The leaders in a joint statement in Srinagar also called for complete shutdown in the occupied territory on Saturday.

They said that on Sunday, complete strike would be observed in the day and blackout in the night while on Monday, besides observing total shutdown, a public meeting would be held in Islamabad town to pay tributes to the martyrs.

The APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar, thanked the government and people of Pakistan for observing Black Day against Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir and raising the Kashmir dispute at the United Nations.

Meanwhile, in India, Congress leader, Jyotiraditya Scindia, initiating a discussion on Kashmir situation in Lok Sabha, called for holding plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tamil Nationalist and Periyarist Movements in Tamil Nadu staged a protest in Chennai to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir. They also condemned India’s state terrorism in the territory.


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