SRINAGAR: Kashmiris around the world are celebrating Black Day today on India’s Independence Day.
According to Kashmiri Media Service (KMC), Kashmiris around the world will stage demonstrations and rallies against India today on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day, while a complete strike has been declared in occupied Kashmir.
Following the announcement of the strike in occupied Kashmir, the Indian administration imposed an unannounced curfew.
According to KMC, Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik, while announcing their protest against India today, said that India has no right to celebrate Republic Day in occupied Kashmir.
According to the Kashmir Media Service, the Indian authorities have tightened security in the name of security to prevent the impending protests in occupied Kashmir. Heavy contingents of Army and other security forces have been deployed in all other cities and areas including Srinagar.
A rally will be held in Azad Kashmir on the occasion of Black Day to express solidarity with the residents of Occupied Kashmir. It will be attended by leaders of Anjuman-e-Tajiran, lawyers, and leading figures of civil society from all walks of life.