Govt announces Feb 5 as holiday
The government announced February 5 as holiday to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day in support of Kashmiris. The day will signify political, moral and diplomatic support in their struggle for self-determination, says an official press release said. Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed across the district on Sunday (February 5) with the commitment of continuing support to the Kashmiri brethren till liberation of occupied Kashmir.
The day will start with special prayers in almost all mosques of the city for early freedom of occupied Kashmir. Quran Khawani sittings will also be arranged after Fajr prayers where the participants will offer Fateha for the souls of martyrs of Kashmir struggle.
One minute silence will also observed at 10:00 a.m. in the city while activists of religious outfit will make a chain of human hands in the city to honor Kashmiri martyrs. The religious, political as well as social organizations will arrange a number of function, meetings, seminars and walks to highlight the Kashmir Solidarity Day.
Meanwhile, the Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed in Larkana, Kamber-Shahdadkot, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Kandhkot-Kashmre districts of Larkana division like other parts of the Province on Sunday, the (February 5).
The public rallies/walks will be arranged in all the five districts of Larkana region as well as meetings, seminars, debate competitions and quiz programmes will also be held in educational institutions so that the younger generation may know about the Kashmir issue.
The Day will also be observed at Taluka level the district administrations of all the five districts as well as Municipal Administrations(MAs) will also chalk-out the various programmes in this regard. Besides, the social organizations as well as political parties have also chalked out programmes to mark the day.