SRINAGAR (Web Desk) – Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and across the world are observing Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir on Thursday with a renewed pledge to accomplish the mission of martyrs till achievement of the goal of liberation from Indian bondage.
On 13th July 1931, the troops of Dogra Maharaja had killed 22 Kashmiris, one after the other, outside Central Jail in Srinagar during the court s proceedings against one Abdul Qadeer who had asked Kashmiri people to defy the Dogra rule.
According to Kashmir Media Service, complete strike will be observed across the held territory on Thursday as part the week-long protest calendar.
Call for the strike has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.
In Azad Kashmir, the main function in connection with Youm-e- Shuhada-e-Kashmir will be held in Muzaffarabad with AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider in the chair.
To disrupt the rallies, Indian authorities have imposed curfew in the valley and have also deployed heavy contingent of the army whereas mobile phone and internet services have also been banned.