A simple but impressive event was organized in a novel manner on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day here on Friday at the residence of Senator A. Rehman Malik which was attended by Huriyyat leaders Abdul Hameed Lone, Syed Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Dr. Mujahid Gilani, Raja Khadim Hussain, Muhammad Shafi Dar, Zahid, Abid Khan Abbasi and also by PPP leader from Rawalpindi Chaudhary Iftikhar Ahmed and Advocate Tanvir Ahmed and others. The event commenced with a beautiful recitation of verses from the Holy Quran and prayers for the freedom of Kashmir and rich tribute was paid to the Kashmiri martyrs.
Addressing the event, Senator A. Rehman Malik said that Pakistani nation expresses solidarity with the people of Kashmir and the day is aimed at renewing our resolve towards the supreme cause of Kashmir which is freedom. He said that today we have gathered to express solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri brothers and sisters and condemn the Indian atrocities and expose PM Narendra Modi’s brutalities. He said that we fully support the struggle of the Kashmiri people for their undeniable right to self-determination under the UN resolutions. He said that Kashmiris are the most oppressed and helpless nation in the world who are subjected to Indian brutalities for the last seven decades. He urged the government to stand firmly with full power by Kashmiris the way Quaid-e-Azam and Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto stood with them and had highlighted their case internationally.
Senator Rehman Malik said that today our people need to have the same spirit and strength which was expressed by tribal warriors who got liberated in Kashmir with their bravery and Jazeba-e-Emani (faith) in 1947. He said that today is the 550th darkest day of Indian brutal curfew, oppression, and barbarism in Kashmir yet the world including United Nations and OIC have turned their eyes blind over the plight of the most oppressed nation in the world. He said sadly world is silent on the barbarism of Narendra Modi who is the most oppressive ruler in the world. He said that he has always called Modi the Chief of terrorists as Indian forces have intensified atrocities in occupied Kashmir under him.
Senator Rehman Malik said that today the Indian Occupied Kashmir is turned into the world’s largest jail and torch cell with the longest curfew in history. He expressed that he was shocked while listening to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech who was still talking about NRO on the soil of Kashmir and that today on Kashmir Solidarity Day adding Prime Minister should have talked only about Kashmir and Modi’s crimes against humanity on this day instead of playing politics. He added that it is the responsibility of the Prime Minister of the country to have united the entire nation on the Kashmir issue by calling an All Parties Conference on one agenda of Kashmir issue on this day. He said that this way a very strong message could have sent across the world. But, unfortunately, instead of unity, the Prime Minister is talking about division today, he added.