Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed today
Islamabad, February 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistanis at home and abroad are observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, today, to reiterate whole-hearted support of the Pakistani nation to the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination guaranteed to them by the United Nations through its resolutions. The day dawned with special prayers for the martyrs and success of the Kashmir freedom movement.
On a public holiday in Pakistan, human chains were formed at Kohala, Mangla, Holar and Azad Pattan points linking Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. In the federal capital, people belonging to different segments of society will form a human chain at D-Chowk to express unity with their oppressed Kashmiri brethren. One minute silence was observed at 10.00 am to pay homage to the martyrs of the Kashmir liberation struggle.
Rallies, public meetings, and seminars will be held across the country including Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards grave human rights violations and brutalities against innocent Kashmiris by the Indian occupational forces.
In connection with the day, Radio and TV channels are broadcasting special programmes. Different aspects of Kashmir dispute are being discussed while Kashmiri songs, promos, live reports and interviews of prominent personalities are also being broadcast. This time around, events have also been organized in London to effectively project different aspects of the lingering Kashmir dispute at the world level.
For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
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