Protest in AJK on 200th day of Military siege in IOK


S. A Haidri,

Muzaffarabad: Protest procession on 200th day of Military siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) was held under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir here on Thursday.

A large number of people gathered in Burhan Wani Chowk and were chanting slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

People were holding banners and placards. One of the main banner stated, “200 days of Military siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Why world is silent?”

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Pasban-e-Hurriyat Uzair Ahmed Ghazali said that the present situation in IOK is an open challenge to world consciousness.

He said that Indian government is endeavouring for genocide of more than 8 million people,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Ajit Dowal are trying to change the Muslim majority of Kashmir into Minority” he said.

Uzair stated that Indian armed forces are deliberately killing youngsters in IOK, “private properties are burnt, Hurriyat leadership is facing imprisonments, and the traders in IOK have suffered immense loss till date” he maintained.

Speakers on the occasion termed Modi regime as danger for South Asia peace and marked it as Modi virus, saying that Muslims, Sikhs, Dallits and even all minorities are not safe from Modi virus.

People in the protest demanded that United Nations to work on Modi Virus besides Corona Virus.

They reiterated to resist against Indian Occupation at every level.

They demanded UN to conduct Plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir according to UN resolutions.

Moreover, they demanded human rights organisations to take stern notice on human rights violations in IOK.

Vice Chairman International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Mushtaq ul Islam, Shaukat Javed Mir, Usman Ali Hashim, Chaudhary Feroz Din, Liaqat Ali Awan, Shehbaz Ahmed Mashal, Malik Sharafat Hussain, Abdul Hameed Lone, Chaudhary Ismail and Atif Ali also addressed on the occasion.

India abrogated the article 35-A and 370 on 5th August 2019 which gives special autonomous status to Indian Occupied Kashmir and since then the whole territory was under curfew and military siege.