RAWALPINDI (DNA) – Punjab Arts Council organized rally and photographic exhibition on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day. The rally was led by Director of Arts Council Waqar Ahmed, on this occasion Deputy Director Muhammad Shakur and Assistant Director Muhammad Suleman also accompanied him.
Addressing the rally, director Waqar Ahmed said that the purpose of celebrating the day is to express support for the struggle of the Kashmiri people to achieve their right to self-determination under the UN resolutions.
We strongly condemn the human rights violations and atrocities committed by India in illegally occupied Kashmir and salute the struggle and determination of the Kashmiri people to achieve their right to self-determination.
Even after the passage of 76 years, the series of cruel and inhuman acts against the oppressed Kashmiris of India continues. Every year thousands of innocent Kashmiris are martyred by Indian brutality.
Despite the military massacre, India has not been able to lower the strong ambitions and morale of Kashmiris till date. Deputy Director Muhammad Shakoor said that since the 1990s, India has martyred 96,285 Kashmiris for demanding freedom during the last 33 years. Around 170,000 Kashmiri citizens were imprisoned in various jails in India, while properties worth billions of rupees were seized and more than 100,000 business centers and houses were burnt.
On August 5, 2019, India violated the UN resolutions and terminated the special status of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.A large number of showbiz artists from the root cities participated in the rally.