The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Balochistan governments on Wednesday observed Kashmir Black Day to condemn Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiris and expressed solidarity with the people of Indian illegally Occupied Kashmir.
A rally was held from the Chief Minister Secretariat in K-P, led by CM Mahmood Khan, which culminated at the Governor’s House.
Provincial cabinet members Shaukat Yousafzai, Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Fazal Shakoor Khan, Arif Ahmad Zai, and political figures from occupied Kashmir, government officials and civil society members participated in the rally.
Participants of the rally carried banners and placards inscribed with slogans against the barbarism and oppression of India on the Kashmiris.
The CM while talking to the media said that October 27, 1947 was one of the darkest days of human history, which mark the beginning of Indian brutalities and atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir.
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The Kashmiri people have been victims of Indian state terrorism for the last seven decades. During this period, fascist India has resorted to extreme cruelty to deprive the Kashmiri people of their right to self-determination.
He said that the Kashmiri people were facing the worst state terrorism and the worst lockdown by India. The CM said that Pakistani public and government fully support Kashmir’s freedom struggle and will continue its moral and diplomatic support at every front.
Paying rich tributes to the struggle of the Kashmiri people, the chief minister said that Kashmiri people were brave; despite the atrocities and oppression of the Indian forces they were not bowing down in front of them.
Kashmir Black Day was also observed in Quetta and other cities of Balochistan. Various rallies and seminars were held across the province to express unwavering support and complete solidarity with the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The participants of the rallies carried placards and Kashmiri flags and chanted slogans against the Indian army.