Protest rallies taken out to observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day


Peshawar, Aug 16 (TNS): In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a rally was taken out in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram district today.

Addressing the rally, the speakers asked the United Nations and other international organizations to put pressure on India to stop massive human rights violations in the occupied territory.

In Sindh, several programs including rallies were held to demonstrate solidarity with the Kashmiri people on Indian Independence Day as the Black Day.

In Punjab, protest rallies were also taken out across the country today to observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day and express solidarity with the Kashmiris.

Main protest rally was taken out from Governor’s House in Lahore this evening, which culminated at Faisal Chowk in front of Assembly Building.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Provincial Minister and personalities from all walks of life took part in rally in large number.

Participants of rally were carrying banners, inscribed with slogans against Indian atrocities in occupied state.

Addressing rally, Punjab Governor said that people of have shown their love for Kashmiri brothers and sisters, being suppressed by Indian forces.

In Multan, a procession was taken out by the staff of Nishter hospital in which the protestors wore chains to protest against the Indian atrocities against Kashmiris.

A big rally arranged by district administration Multan was taken out from the residence of Chief Whip in National Assembly Malik Muhammad Aamir Dogar.