Syed Ali Gilani has expressed gratitude to the government and people of Pakistan for observing 5th February as Kashmir Solidarity Day aimed at conveying the message, loud and clear, that hearts of the people of Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir throb in unison.
Syed Ali Gilani in a message issued simultaneously in Srinagar and New Delhi, today, said that the support of Pakistani people to the Kashmiris has always served as inspiration for them in their struggle to achieve the inalienable right to self-determination
He expressed confidence that Pakistan would continue its political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmir cause. The veteran leader pointed out that the people of Kashmir had resolved not to sit idle in the face of Indian state terrorism.
In Baramulla, forceful anti-India demonstrations were held to protest against the stepped up Indian atrocities against the Kashmiris. Undeclared curfew was imposed in Sopore to prevent people from staging protests against the recent killing of two sisters in the town.
The puppet administration dismissed two teachers at Soibugh in Budgam for their involvement in the last year-uprising in occupied Kashmir.
The JKLF-R started a signature campaign in Srinagar, today, to press Kashmiris’ demand to India to return the mortal remains of martyred leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt.
The Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Peoples League, Sheikh Muhammad Yaqoob in a statement, today, condemned the raid by Indian police on the house of party leader, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza in Islamabad. »