Black Day is being observed on Wednesday across the country and on both sides of Line of Control to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people and lodge protest against grave human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.
All officials of federal and provincial governments are wearing black arms band while on duty to express political, moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiris.
Special prayers would also be held after Zohar prayer for martyrs of Kashmir.
In big cities banners have been displayed at conspicuous places inscribing slogans in favour of the Kashmiris freedom struggle. These include ‘dawn with Indian occupation’, ‘stop atrocities against Kashmiris’, ‘grant right of self-determination to Kashmiris’ and ‘international community should take notice of human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir’.
Black Day against the Indian security forces atrocities on innocent Kashmiri people in the Occupied Kashmir is also being observed in Lahore like other parts of the country.
A large number of political, social, academic and non-governmental organizations are observing this day to highlight the plight of Kashmiri people in Occupied Kashmir. Special functions, seminars and protest rallies are being taken out by various organizations to record the protest.