Human chain announced on Line of Control for Peace in Kashmir
Islamabad Pakistani woman parliamentarian Marvi Memon on Saturday announced to arrange a rally to support Peace in Kashmir on 27 October. Marvi Memon told media that large number of people from all over the Pakistan will express solidarity with Kashmiri nation on October 27 along the Line of Control at Chakothi, in Pakistan controlled part of Kashmir by forming human chain and holding demo, She said that the Kashmir Solidarity Chain joined by considerable number of people from Sindh, Baluchistan, Punjab, KPK, and Gilgit Baltistan will start from Islamabad Press club at 9am on October 27 to demonstrate unity with the Kashmir cause. The Solidarity Carvan will reach Chakothi, near Muzaffarabad where it will be welcomed by Kashmiris and a large human chain will be formed to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir fighting for their absolute right of self determination. The human chain will lodge peaceful sit-in protest for at least 24 hours under Kashmiri skies to pay their tributes to Kashmiris. Kashmiris observe 27 October as ‘Black day to protest against the illegal occupation of India when it landed its troops in Kashmir’ on 27 October 1947. Thus the Kashmir Solidarity Chain will include various political parties, civil society members and media who will unite on single point agenda of Kashmir. It will be the first of its kind when people from different provinces and walks of life will share their empathy with Kashmiris at Chokothi near Line of Control (LoC) in AJK and protest peacefully, said Marvi Memon Member National Assembly , which is the lower house of Pakistani parliament. “The objective of this event is to extend complete moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir who are engaged in an untiring peaceful resistance against the Indian forces." Miss Memon added. PML MNA said that Pakistani people will give the message to their Kashmiri brethren that they are not alone in this noble struggle. Entire Pakistani nation irrespective of political affinity and geographical location will continue to support Kashmir cause till complete freedom. Miss Marvi said that during the ongoing Intifada Kashmiri nation proved that freedom is their only and sole option and they could not be suppressed by brutal force and intimidation of women and elders. “The severity of the struggle in Kashmir demands that Pakistani government must raise the human rights violations on all international fora to condemn Indian violence. In light of upcoming visit of President Obama to India and in order to draw UN Secretary General's attention we must make all efforts to focus international eyes on Kashmiri struggle. International community must not abdicate its responsibility towards resolving core dispute of Kashmir which is the salvation for peace and stability in our volatile region," she further said. She maintained that India should respect the will of people of Kashmir and the lingering dispute of Kashmir must be resolved through the fair and impartial plebiscite which already has been endorsed by the United Nations.
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