In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations including Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement, Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM), Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Tehreek-e-Istiqlal, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League and Jammu and Kashmir Young Mens League have reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue their struggle against India’s illegal occupation of their homeland.
Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Chairperson Farida Bahanji in a statement issued in Srinagar said that October 27, 1947 was the darkest day in the history of Kashmir. “On this day, the Indian Army entered Jammu and Kashmir in negation of all international norms and ethics,” she added.
Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference Chairman Shabbir Ahmed Dar and Tehreek-e-Istiqlal Chairman Ghulam Nabi Waseem in a statement in Srinagar said that 27 October 1947 changed the geo-political history of subcontinent and trampled the Delhi agreement of Indian independence Act for the creation of Pakistan and India. “This was the day when Indian boots landed in Kashmir and the dark days started for the Kashmiris. The Delhi agreement was very clear that Muslim majority states will be part of Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir being a Muslim majority should have been a part of Pakistan but the expansionist designs of Indian leaders violated all the norms by sending their troops and forcibly occupying Jammu Kashmir,” t he statement added.
APHC leader and Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum Chairman, Devinder Singh Behl in a statement in Jammu said that Indian Army along with RSS goons entered jammu and Kashmir on October 27, 1947 and unleashed bloodshed in the territory. He said that people of IIOJK would continue their struggle till Kashmir is settled as per UN resolutions.
Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi Chairman Abdul Samad Inqilabi and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Istiqamat, Ghulam Nabi War in their statements said that India was hell bent upon committing genocide of the Kashmiri Muslims.
Hurriyat leader Jahangeer Ghani Butt in a statement thanked Pakistan for observing 27 October as Black Day to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir. —KMS