AJK Begins Preperations To Observe Kashmir Solidarity Day On Feb 5
MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Jan, 2019 ) : Jan 13 (APP):People and the government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir as well as all social, political and human rights organizations across AJK have started preparations to observe the Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5. The day is e observed across Pakistan including AJK to reiterate full solidarity with the people of Jammu & Kashmir in their just and principled struggle for freedom primarily based on with the prime spirit to achieve their globally-acknowledged right to self determination as enshrined in the international norms in form of the United Nations resolutions on Kashmir issue.
"In AJK, masses from all segments of the civil society are actively engaged to chalk out elaborate programs to re-pledge their solidarity with the people of Pakistan in a dignified manner on Kashmir Solidarity Day", the organizers said.
"Kashmir Solidarity Day is one of the occasions of significance in Kashmir which is celebrated every year to reiterate complete solidarity with the people of Jammu & Kashmir in their just and principled struggle for freedom and to achieve their globally acknowledged right to self determination", Justice (Retd) Abdul Majeed Mallick, former Chief Justice of AJK High Court said.
He said that the day is being observed by the Pakistani nation and the government as well as in Azad Jammu Kashmir to renew the bondage of long and deep rooted love and affection by the people and the government of Pakistan which they have for their brethren of Jammu & Kashmir by extending all possible moral political and diplomatic support to their indigenous struggle for liberation of the motherland from Indian yoke, he added.
President AJK Chapter of PPP (Shaheed Bhutto) and Senior Vice Chairman of the Jammu & Kashmir Intellectual Forum Munir Hussain Ch. Advocate expressed his firm stance that Kashmir is the core tripartite issue, among India Pakistan and people of Jammu Kashmir remains a flash point between the two neighbors and has also lead to three wars between them.
He said that the freedom and human rights loving world community always stress the need to resolve the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan to avert any eventuality that may cause a catastrophe in the region.
Munir recalled that Kashmir Solidarity Day is observed on 5th February every year since 1989 when late JI leader Qazi Hussain gave a country-wide wheel jam protest call against the long Indian unlawful occupation of bulk of Jammu & Kashmir against the aspirations of the people of the state.
The current uprising against the Indian occupation of Kashmir began in 1989 and in view of the popularity of this indigenous uprising, the then Pakistan government of the time had made it official and declared this a public holiday in 1990.
He added that Kashmir Solidarity Day 2019 will prove to be a landmark to bring Kashmir freedom movement to its logical end securing its complete success.