Kashmiris on both sides of LoC observing Kashmir Martyrs Day today

Kashmiris on both sides of LoC observing Kashmir Martyrs Day today
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SRINAGAR: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Kashmir Martyrs' Day today as the day of reaffirmation of the pledge that they will continue the mission of their martyrs till the achievement of the inalienable right to self-determination.  

Call for the observance of the day has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

The day will be marked by complete shutdown and a march towards Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried.

On the 13th of July 1931, the troops of Dogra Maharaja had killed 22 Kashmiris, one after the other, outside Central Jail in Srinagar during the court proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule.

 AFP

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