#KashmirHour becomes top trend globally on Twitter

#KashmirHour becomes top trend globally on Twitter

Lahore (Web Desk): #KashmirHour has become top trend globally on microblogging website Twitter as Pakistan observed ‘Kashmir Hour’ on Friday (today) to express solidarity with the Kashmiris.


People on Twitter used the hashtag to share pictures of peaceful protests across Pakistan held to express solidarity and highlight human rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IOK) amid lockdown which has entered the 25th day.

With over 151,000 tweets at the time this report was filed, #KashmirHour was trending at the number two spot globally.

The ‘Kashmir Solidarity Hour’ was observed between 12pm to 12:30pm throughout the country and national anthems of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) were played to express solidarity with the Kashmiris.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who requested all Pakistanis to come out on Friday to send a message of solidarity, led the rally outside the PM Secretariat.

All the chief ministers and parliamentarians were also gathered outside the CM Secretariat buildings.