Preparations afoot to observe Jammu Martyrs Day on Nov 6.


MIRPUR (AJK) -- Adequate preparations have begun by Kashmiris to observe Jammu Martyrs Day at on November 6 with due solemnity and reverence to commemorate the supreme sacrifices of lives given by the Muslim inhabitants of Jammu city this day in 1947 while migrating to Pakistan.

At least 700,000 of Muslim inmates of Jammu city and adjoining areas were mercilessly killed during a week-long ruthless genocide maneuvered and executed by the despotic dogra ruler's force and gangsters besides the armed hindu fanatics in the first and second week of November 1947.

These martyrs included Muslim inmates of Jammu city and adjoining areas who were martyred by the dogra forces and their armed gangsters 6th of November 1947 while they were moving for migrating to the adjoining Sialkot city of the newly-born separate homeland of the Muslims of the subcontinent-Pakistan.

This year, the Jammu Martyrs day was being observed at the time when the Kashmir freedom has reached at its climax following the massive continued anti-India protests by the people of the curfew-clamped and locked-down bleeding Indian occupied state of Jammu and Kashmir for the last 81st day (October 25) of complete information and communication blocked by the Indian occupational forces-since furious Kashmiris took to streets agitation against August 5 Indian sinister action of scrapping special status of the disputed Jammu Kashmir State abrogating article 370 and 35-A of her constitution.

Brisk preparations have been kicked off to commemorate the historic day of global significance in the history of Jammu and Kashmir's freedom struggle at both sides of the LoC and rest of the world, organizers said.

Like all previous years the martyrs day will be commemorated with the renewal of the pledge to continue mission of Kashmiri martyrs to bring the Kashmir freedom struggle to its logical end. Jammu Kashmir people by observing the day will renew the resolve this year too to continue the ongoing struggle for freedom of occupied Jammu Kashmir from the Indian clutches till the achievement of the last victory.

In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, there would be gazetted holiday across the liberated territory on this occasion. Special...

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