ISLAMABAD: Kashmiris on either side of the Line of Control (LoC) will observe black day as we speak (Sunday) when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes his first go to to occupied Kashmir.
This was introduced by Azad Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas whereas talking at a crowded press convention on the Kashmir House.
This was Tanveer Ilyas’ first press convention within the capital after assuming the workplace of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir prime minister.
Convener All Parties Hurriyat Conference-Azad Kashmir chapter (APHC) Farooq Rehmani and members of the AJK legislative meeting had been additionally current on the event.
Mr Ilyas stated protest demonstrations can be held and rallies taken out in Azad Kashmir in addition to India-held Kashmir.
Protests, rallies to be taken out in Azad Kashmir, India-held Kashmir
He stated Modi couldn’t hoodwink the world by visiting occupied Kashmir within the presence of 800,000 Indian troops.
Terming Modi the ‘biggest terrorist’ and ‘killer of Kashmiris’, the AJK premier stated his Hindutva ideology posed a critical risk to peace within the area and past, urging the United Nations to play its due function in resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute peacefully.
He stated it was excessive time that the worldwide group, significantly the UN, got here ahead in an enormous method to resolve the Kashmir dispute which was the principle reason for unrest within the area.
The dire state of affairs in occupied Kashmir deserves instant consideration of the United Nations, Mr Ilyas stated, including that Kashmiris needed the proper to self-determination and didn’t wish to be with India.
Referring to the enforced disappearances and killings of youth in pretend encounters, the AJK premier stated 1000’s of unmarked mass graves unfold all throughout the territory spoke volumes concerning the systematic genocide of Kashmiris by the hands of India’s occupation equipment.
“At a time when Kashmiris stand deprived even of the inconsequential rights of governance due to stripping of the special status of their state, when the Indian occupation forces have stepped up the worst ever atrocities, Modi’s visit amounts to rubbing salt into the wounds of Kashmiris,” he stated.
In truth, he stated, the go to was a part of the BJP authorities’s ploy to hoodwink the worldwide group and create a misunderstanding that “all is well in Kashmir”.
Paying wealthy tributes to veteran Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Gilani, PM Ilyas stated Gilani was the voice of Pakistan.
Speaking on the event, Hurriyat chief Mohammad Farooq Rahmani stated: “Indian army is killing Kashmiris the way Hitler committed mass killings in Germany and Israel massacred the Palestinians.”
Published in Dawn, April twenty fourth, 2022