Nation observes ‘Kashmir Hour’ to express solidarity with Kashmiris

A huge gathering out side the Prime Minister House in Islamabad to show solidarity with the Kashmiri people.

ISLAMABAD: The entire world would have supported Kashmiris if they were non-Muslims, this was said by Prime Minister Imran Khan who was addressing to a huge gathering comprised of youth, political activists, civil society and others, who came out in solidarity with the Kashmiri people.

Millions of Pakistanis came out leaving their work and homes in major cities of Pakistan and elsewhere on Friday to express solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir in response to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call.

Premier Imran Khan in his address to the nation on Monday – announced that an event will be held every week till September 27 to show solidarity with the Kashmiri people, Pakistan Friday (today) observed ‘Kashmir Hour’ from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM in the wake of India’s unprecedented lockdown, human rights’ violations and atrocities in the disputed territory of Indian held Kashmir region. 

Sirens were blared, traffic was halted and the national anthems of Pakistan and Kashmir were played to mark the ‘Kashmir Hour’ after a comprehensive plan was formulated by all deputy commissioners of the country for staging demonstrations against India Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government’s illegal actions and gross violations of human rights in Kashmir.

While addressing the Prime Minister said the entire world would have supported Kashmiris if they were non-Muslims. He compared Hitler’s Nazi Party and RSS, of which Narendra Modi is a lifelong member.

“They think Muslims should be taught a lesson. That they are not equal citizens of India. The entire world is seeing what is happening in Kashmir.” Khan said

“When I said I will become ambassador of Kashmir, I meant that I will fight Kashmir’s case at every forum.” he added.

He drew parallels between Hitler’s Nazi Party and RSS, of which Narendra Modi is a lifelong member.

“They think Muslims should be taught a lesson. That they are not equal citizens of India. The entire world is seeing what is happening in Kashmir.”

“When I said I will become ambassador of Kashmir, I meant that I will fight Kashmir’s case at every forum.”

Kashmir Hour also became the top twitter trend which was observed by all the provincial governments, youth, civil society and celebrities. The provincial chief ministers, the governments of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan headed the demonstrations in their respective areas.

The prime minister led the nation in expression of solidarity with the  people of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK).