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Kashmir Solidarity Hour observed to express support to people of occupied Kashmir
August 31, 2019

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Kashmir Solidarity Hour was observed on Friday to express support to people of occupied Kashmir reeling under India coercion and to draw world attention to emerging humanitarian catastrophe there.

According to details, the Kashmir Solidarity Hour was commenced from 12:00 to 12:30 hours, in which sirens will sound all across the country and national anthem of Pakistan followed by national anthem of Azad Jammu and Kashmir will be played.

During national anthems, all the people and vehicles were come to a standstill.

The Prime Minister and Chief Ministers along with all the parliamentarians lead the nation by coming in front of their respective Secretariats and office buildings whereas the people remained out of their offices, houses, markets and malls, and gather in the nearby streets all over the country.  

After Jumma prayers, special prayers for the people of Kashmir were offered.

Rallies and protest demonstrations held across the country to express solidarity with Kashmiri people who are struggling for their right to self-determination.

The speakers highlighted atrocities being perpetrated on innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces.

NNR/Khokhar/ Ahsan