A protest rally was held under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday against India’s illegal military occupation of Jammu and Kashmir besides human rights violations and forced partition of the state.
Protest was staged at Burhan wani Shaheed Chouk where people were chanting slogans against Indian tyrant activities in IIOJK for turning the Muslim majority state into a minority.
The protesters were carrying banners and placards with slogans in favor of Kashmir’s independence and marched towards Gharipan Chowk where they set the Indian flag on fire.
Chairman Pasban-e-Hurriyat Uzair Ahmad Ghazali, PPP leader Shaukat Javed Mir, Vice Chairman International Forum for Justice Mushtaq-ul-Islam , Usman Ali Hashim, Hamza Shaheen, Azmat Hayat Kashmiri Abdul Rauf Tantray, Student Leader Umair Safid Abbasi, Muhammad Aslam Inqalabi, Auragnzaib Tantray, Qasim Khan and others were also present on the occasion.
While addressing the gathering, speakers said that India has been illegally occupied the disputed state for the last seven decades.
They maintained that during the illegal military occupation, India severely violated the political, religious and social rights of the people there.
“Tens of thousands of civilians have been martyred and thousands, including women, children, youth and the elderly, have been imprisoned” they voiced.
The speakers said that India has committed a great act of terrorism by forcibly dividing the state on August 5, 2019.