Yesterday republic day of India was observed as a black day by Civil Society in Lahore and it was not the only protest which occurred around the globe but hundreds of protests were recorded worldwide.
Mass protest and rallies occurred against Indian hostile actions regarding Kashmiri population and minorities of India which is a real threat for regional peace.
There were two big rallies held by Youth Forum for Kashmir and JKLC Kashmir Centre Lahore in front of Lahore Press club. The participants were holding the black flags and play cards condemning the illegal occupation of Kashmir by India, From past six months it is complete lockdown situation in the valley of Kashmir even internet service is being blocked, criminal silence of International community should be condemned.
Participants of the rally were raising the slogans against so called Indian democracy. Rally was addressed by ex- candidate and leader of PMLN AJK Mr. Ghulam Abbas Mir, Director Kashmir Centre Sardar Sajid Mehmood, PTI AJK Chapter Mr. Farooq Azad, MPA Mrs. Farzana Butt, MPA Mrs. Tanveer Chaudry, Mr. Ahsan Ghor, Raja Ibrar and others. Speakers said that India cannot prove herself being a real democratic country until providing the right of self-determination to Kashmiri people. They said that right of self-determination is the basic legitimate and democratic right of Kashmiri people and we will continue our struggle for the just and legitimate right. They said that Indian so called democracy and non-democratic behavior has been exposed worldwide by complete lockdown situation created in Kashmir by Modi the premier of India. International community must take serious notice of continuous curfew in Kashmir imposed by the India since August 05, 2019.