MUZZAFARABAD (Staff Report) – Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) are today observing “Accession to Pakistan Day” with a renewed pledge to continue their freedom struggle till the liberation of the state from unjustified Indian subjugation.

It was on this day in 1947 that the Kashmiris adopted a historic resolution from the platform of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in Srinagar, demanding accession of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to Pakistan in accordance with the Partition Plan and two-nation theory.

Hurriyat leaders, including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, in a joint statement, appealed to the people to observe complete shutdown on Tuesday and Wednesday as black day against the recent killings of Kashmiris by the Indian troops in the Occupied territory.

A complete strike will also be observed in the Indian-occupied Kashmir on Thursday and Friday on the call of the Hurriyat leaders.

It is also worth mentioning here that at least 40 people have been killed in the recent atrocities of Indian forces to curb the protests that followed the killing pro-freedom fighter Burhan Wani two weeks ago. The occupied forces have imposed a curfew in the valley for last ten days.