Kashmir remains shut to protest landing of Indian army in 1947

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Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, today framed a four-point resolution jointly to be passed by the people on the October 27 the day when Indian army landed in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947.

"The European Union should take notice of the Indian aggression in Indian-occupied Kashmir", Scottish Human Rights Forum President Javed Gill said during the protest.

President Mamnoon Hussain urged India to implement the United Nations resolutions, saying the peace and prosperity of the entire region is linked with the resolution of the long-standing dispute of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK President Faheem Kiyani vowed to expose Indian forces' human rights violations in the valley across the Europe and other western countries.

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Pakistan has all along been supporting just cause of Kashmiris and their indigenous struggle for freedom from Indian occupation and getting rid of occupying Indian security forces endless brutalities, atrocities and oppression.

Pakistan's top leadership on Friday reiterated the country's moral, diplomatic and political support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and called for an independent probe under the United Nations into the alleged human rights violations in the Valley. Only in September 2017, Indian forces killed 22 people.

The Ambassador said the Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir is not only a travesty of justice and legality, it is also a betrayal of the legitimate right of the Kashmiri people to determine their own destiny.

A new wave of state terrorism engulfed the Kashmiris, especially women when incidents of braid chopping started happening in the valley.

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SRINAGAR: More than 220 youth from Jammu and Kashmir were inducted into the Army after completing a year-long rigorous training."The Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre showcased its latest batch of 222 passing out young soldiers from the state", an army official said.A glittering passing out parade was held at the Bana Singh Parade Ground of JAKLI Centre which was reviewed by Major General S K Sharma."The passing out parade depicts graduation of a recruit and his transformation into a young soldier".

The leaders said the day was "unfortunate" for the Kashmiris and even questioned the accession of Kashmir to India in their statement.

When India and Pakistan became independent on August 1947, it was generally assumed that Kashmir, as an adjoining state with a predominantly Muslim population, would accede to Pakistan.

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