MIRPUR (AJK) (APP): Jammu Martyrs Day was observed at both sides of the line of control in Jammu & Kashmir and rest of the world on Sunday (November 6) to commemorate the sacrifices of lives given by the Muslim residents of Jammu city.
Muslim inmates of Jammu city and adjoining areas were martyred by armed hindu gangsters and the Dogra and Indian forces this day 69 years ago- the 6th of November 1947 while they were moving for migrating to their newly-borne beloved homeland- Pakistan.
The day is observed every year by the Kashmiris to remember the great sacrifices of lives rendered by the Muslim who were slaughtered near Jammu-Sialkot working boundary.
In Azad Jammu Kashmir special ceremonies including seminars and symposiums were held in all small and major towns of all ten districts of AJK including the capital city of Muzaffarabad, Mirpur, Kotli, Bhimbher, Bagh, Rawalakot, Palandri, Havaili, Hattiyan and Neelam valley as well as in various parts of Pakistan.
In Mirpur a mega public congregation titled "Jammu Martyrs Conference", was held under the auspices of Dafa e Pakistan Council at the Quid e Azam stadium.
Similarly special prayers were held for the salvation of the departed souls of the martyrs of jammu and kashmir under the auspices of National Events Organizing Committee here Sunday morning.
Leading personalities representing diverse segments of the civil society addressed the ceremony paying rich tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives this day 69 years ago for the sake of Pakistan.
The day dawned with special prayers, at Fajr, in all the prominent mosques for the early liberation of occupied Jammu Kashmir from Indian yoke.
Quran Khawani was held at various places for jammu and Kashmiri martyrs under the auspices of various social, political and public representative organizations.