All is set to celebrate the 73rd Founding Day of the emergence of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on October 24 in a befitting manner with the renewal of pledge to continue Kashmir freedom struggle till it reaches to its logical end. This year too, the anniversary of the emergence of the AJK government is being observed when India, through her shameful, forced, sinister unlawful act of August 5, last year, scrapped the special status of the internationally-acknowledged disputed Himalayan state of Jammu & Kashmir through abrogating article 370 and 35-A of her own constitution by blatantly defying the United Nations Resolutions on Kashmir.
The Founding Day of Azad Jammu Kashmir government is observed every year to celebrate the founding anniversary of Azad Jammu Kashmir government formed this day 73 years ago on October 24, 1947 after the AJK territory was liberated by the valiant sons of the soil from the clutches of the India-backed despotic Dogra rule. Unveiling the programs scheduled for simple celebrations to observe the day in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Vice Chairman National Events Organizing Committee – ADC [G] Mirpur Ch. Haq Nawaz told APP here on Friday that special ceremonies will be held in all ten districts of Azad Jammu Kashmir to celebrate the day with simplicity. Speakers will highlight the historic significance of the founding day.
Besides ‘Fateh’ will be offered for the Kashmiri martyrs besides offering special prayers for the early success of the Jammu & Kashmir freedom movement. Since the Kashmiris struggle for freedom in occupied Jammu and Kashmir has reached at climax amidst the pro freedom and anti india street agitation across the bleeding locked down occupied Jammu Kashmir state (for past one year and over two months and the reign of state terrorism unleashed by the Indian occupational forces for the last 73 years, the government in the liberated territory (AJK) is actively engaged in chalking out special programs to observe the foundation anniversary.