Kashmiris observe Indian independence day as Black Day

By: News Desk      Published: 12:47 PM, 15 Aug, 2021
Kashmiris observe Indian independence day as Black Day
Anti-India posters appear in Occupied Kashmir.

Kashmiris around the globe on Sunday observed ‘Black Day’ to express complete dissociation from India as the country celebrated its 75th independence day.

A complete lockdown was observed on the occasion in Indian occupied Kashmir. Call for a complete strike had been given by Hurriyat leaders. Rallies were held and protest processions were taken out in Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Azad Jammu Kashmir.

Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, posters describing the Indian independence day, 15th August, as a Black Day for Kashmiris appeared in different areas of the territory.

All business centres and shops were closed while no traffic was on the roads in Srinagar. Participants of the protest rallies wore black bands around their arms and heads to condemn and protest the Indian atrocities.

Black flags were hoisted atop the buildings by the protesting Kashmiris on both sides of the LoC against the continued Indian atrocities including the 13th martyrdom anniversary of eminent Kashmiri leaders Sheikh Abdul Aziz and scores of others by the Indian troops during their march for Srinagar from Muzaffarabad on August 11, 2008.

Meanwhile, in Azad Jammu Kashmir, processions were brought out in Muzaffarabad and all other nine district headquarters of Mirpur, Kotli, Bagh, Bhimbher, Havaili, Hattiyan, Palandri, Rawalakot and Neelam valley by the people belonging to different walks of life to reiterate severe hatred against the Indian imperialism.

Anti-India posters appear in IIOJK

In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, posters describing the Indian independence day as a Black Day for Kashmiris appeared in different areas of the territory.

The posters, displayed by different Hurriyat organisations, said that the people of IIOJK had rejected the Indian occupation over their motherland and would continue their just struggle for right to self-determination till complete success.

The posters further said that India had landed its troops in Srinagar in 1947 and forcibly occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir against the will of Kashmiri people and the Kashmiris would continue freedom movement till they achieved freedom from this .

The posters also read slogans like “Indian Independence Day is a Black Day”, “We want freedom” and “Go India go back”.