Kashmiris observe Accession day to Pakistan
SRINAGAR - Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Kashmir’s Accession to Pakistan Day on Thursday with a renewed pledge to continue struggle till annexation of entire state to Pakistan.
The day is observed to commemorate the resolution adopted at the platform of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in Srinagar on 19th July, 1947 demanding Kashmir's accession to Pakistan on the basis of two nation theory.
Seminars, rallies and functions were arranged at government level and private capacity across the state with national zeal and fervor.
Main function of the day was held at Central Press Club Muzaffarabad under the auspices of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Cell.
Addressing the function, the speakers including AJK minister Raja Abdul Qayum and Muhtarma Naureen Arif vowed to continue struggle for completion of Pakistan in line with those foundation set by our leaders in 1947. They said Kashmir is integral part of Pakistan and without accession of the whole state, Pakistan is incomplete.
They said Kashmiris have chosen Pakistan as their final destination and struggling against Indian illegal occupation for the past 70 years. They said stable Pakistan is all respects will prove to be a powerful pleader of Kashmir cause.
They strongly condemned Indian illegal occupation of the territory and said its troops are intimating the Kashmiris to give up their struggle for liberation. India will never succeed to subjugate Kashmiris by use of brute force. The speakers appealed political forces of Pakistan and people to demonstrate unity in their ranks against the enemies of Pakistan who want to destabilize it politically and economically.
Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one Kashmiri youth during a cordon and search operation in Batpora Magam area of Handwara town, today. Hurriyat leaders, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Javaid Ahmad Mir visited Nadihal Sopore, today, and expressed solidarity with the family of a martyred youth, Ubaid Ahmad Lone.
On the hand, Kashmiri detainees lodged at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu have started hunger strike following the death of a fellow prisoner and freedom activist, Ghulam Hassan Malik, due to non-provision of medical care by the authorities in jail. Hurriyat leaders and organizations including Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Muhammad Yasin Attai, Democratic Freedom Party, Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir and Kashmir High Court Bar Association in their statements expressed deep grief over the death of Ghulam Hassan Malik.