Kashmiris’s struggle under Indian-rule destined to succeed: Army chief

Kashmiris’s struggle under Indian-rule destined to succeed: Army chief

Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday the struggle of Kashmiris under Indian-rule is destined to succeed.

In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations, the army chief expressed solidarity with the people of Kashmir.

In a message shared by the army's spokesperson Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Twitter, the army chief was quoted saying: "Repression of Indian occupying forces can never suppress valiant spirit of Kashmiris who rightfully await awakening of international community for plebiscite under UN resolution. Regardless of the ordeal, their struggle is destined to succeed IA”.

Pakistan is observing Kashmir Day on Monday to show solidarity with Kashmiris in their struggle for freedom.

A holiday has been announced in Pakistan, including in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). A one-minute silence will be observed at 10am to honour the Kashmiri martyrs.

Human chains at Kohala Bridge, Mangla Bridge and other points linking Pakistan and AJK have been formed.

Rallies, public meetings, functions and seminars are also being held in the the country and Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world towards the plight of Kashmiris.

Special cultural programmes and festivals held to promote Kashmiri culture and tradition while photographic exhibitions being arranged depicting the atrocities committed by Indian occupation forces against the Kashmiris.