Nation observes Kashmir Solidarity Day today


Pakistani nation will observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on today with the pledge to continue support for Kashmiris’ just struggle against illegal Indian occupation of the state since October 27, 1947.

The day is also observed with the objective of seeking a peaceful solution to the Kashmir problem, besides delivering a pragmatic message to the international community. The hallmark of the day would be human chain of Pakistanis and Kashmiris to reiterate complete solidarity by forming human chains on all six bridges at the entering points of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

The day will dawn with special prayers for the martyrs of Kashmir, victory of the freedom struggle and expression of solidarity with the Kashmiri people, followed by mass rallies, symposia, walks-for-peace, conventions, meetings and speech declamations.

A one-minute silence will be observed at 10 am to honour the Kashmiri martyrs.

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the upper house of the AJK Parliament, the AJK Council, will hold a joint session at Muzaffarabad to pay tribute to the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir for their continuous struggle to achieve their right of self-determination.