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Kashmir Day needs observation

Faryal Nadeem Feb 05, 2017
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5th February is well known as the Kashmir Solidarity Day. It is a day to reaffirm the struggle people of Kashmir have to face all these years. Kashmir owns a great right because of its self-determination. However, the country needs proper observation because UN Security Council is taking radical measures for the betterment of Kashmir.

Pakistanis are observing the Kashmir Day every year from 1990 on February 5th. It is a day to recall when Emir of Jamaat-i-Islami Qazi Hussain Ahmed started it, and then the PM Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Shareef endorsed it.

It has been reported that rallies, demonstrations, seminars and other events will be organized on Sunday. In educational institutes, essay competitions, speech, and poster painting would be encouraged; the day is celebrated all over the Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir. It is an expression of unwavering support for the struggle of Kashmir.

The main event of the symbolic day involves the formation of human chains, which links with Pakistan through AJK. It is a clear and loud message to the international community that Kashmiris and Pakistanis are “one soul possessed in two hearts.”

Kashmiri and Pakistani refugees are in various parts of the world, especially in UK and US. They hold rallies to raise their voice and to get support for the oppressed people of India. Today, A special session will also be convened between AJK council and legislative assembly.

A particular function for the Kashmir Day is held in the Convention Centre Islamabad with Kashmiri and Pakistani leaders. PM Nawaz Shareef will host a dinner for Kashmiri Leadership and the line of Control on Sunday night. Lawmakers and the AJK ministers visited the camps of Kashmiri refugees to distribute the ration packages.

Nawaz Shareef urged India to discuss the Kashmir matter. He wanted to stop the bloodbath in Kashmir and wants a free and fair survey. From the last seven decades, India denied the Kashmiris to give a self-determination and promised international community for numerous UN Security Council resolutions. People of Pakistan needs to join Kashmiri sisters and brothers to reaffirm the diplomatic, moral and political support for the human rights