MIRPUR (AJK): Kashmiris dwelling on both sides of the line of control and in other parts of the world will observe the Indian Republic Day, falling on January 26, as black day to invite the attention of the international community towards the continued illegal and forcible occupation of Jammu & Kashmir by India.
In Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK), preparations are under way to hold protest rallies and demonstrations in all ten districts of the liberated territory. These protest marches and rallies will be the hallmark of the scheduled black day.
The day also marks complete solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Kashmir.
The protest rallies are arranged by various social, political and public representative organizations representing people from all spheres of life including lawyers, journalists, members of the business community, laborers, students, women and social and political workers.
In occupied Jammu Kashmir, complete strike throughout the held territory, on the call of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and supported by the AJK government, will be the hallmark of the day where life will come to a complete stand still following boycott of their routine activities by the Kashmiris belonging to all walks of life, the report reaching here said.