Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world are observing India’s Independence Day as Black Day, today, to convey the message to the world that India has illegally occupied their homeland. Kashmir Media Service Reported.
Curfew and other restrictions have been imposed across the territory, particularly in Srinagar where the main function of India’s Independence Day is to be held.
Internet and mobile phone services were suspended in the Valley. All incoming and outgoing calls besides mobile Internet services were barred.
Meanwhile, protest rallies and demonstrations will be held throughout Azad Jammu and Kashmir to mark India’s Independence Day as Black Day.
Black flags will be hoisted on buildings throughout Occupied Kashmir.
Army and CRPF personnel have been deployed after every two kilometers on Srinagar- Jammu highway stretch from Sonwar to Bijbehera. Similar arrangements are in place on Srinagar-Baramulla highway stretch.
Meanwhile, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Al Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement condemned imposition of curfew in Srinagar and other areas. The leadership said, “The curfew-like restrictions, bans, blockades and curbs are the standard response by India and its stooges to peaceful protests.”