Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world will observe the Jammu Martyrs’ Day, today, to reiterate their resolve to carry on the martyrs’ mission till they achieve their inalienable right to self-determination.
Hundreds of thousands of Kashmiris were martyred by the forces of Dogra Maharaja Hari Singh, Indian Army and Hindu fanatics in different parts of Jammu region while they were migrating to Pakistan during the first week of November in 1947.
All arrangements have been finalized to commemorate the historic Jammu Martyrs’ Day on both sides of the LoC and rest of the world.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, anti-India demonstrations, seminars and symposiums will be organized in all small and major towns of all districts as well as in various parts of Pakistan to pay rich homage to the Jammu martyrs.
The day will dawn with special prayers in all mosques for the early liberation of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir from Indian yoke and progress, prosperity and stability of Pakistan and AJK.
Special prayer meetings will be held under the auspices of various social, political, religious and other public representative organizations to eulogize the sacrifices of the Kashmiri martyrs. Quran Khawani will be held at various places for the Kashmiri martyrs under the auspices of various social, political and public representative organizations.
Meanwhile, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders have paid rich tribute to the Jammu martyrs. They said the Kashmiris have been rendering sacrifices for a great cause for the last several decades and the day is not far when they will achieve their cherished goal. They urged the international community to impress upon India to stop its brutalities in IIOJK and settle the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations and the relevant UN resolutions.—KMS