Kashmiris remember day of self-determination right

Kashmiris has remembered on Monday United Nations' resolution on the self-determination right in 1949.

Kashmiris remember day of self-determination right

World Bulletin / News Desk

Kashmiris has remembered on Monday United Nations' resolution on the self-determination right in 1949.

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over observed the Right of Self-determination Day, today, to remind the world that the UN resolutions on Kashmir remained unimplemented for more than six decades now.

It was on this day in 1949, that the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution, acknowledging Kashmiris' right of self-determination and giving them the right to decide their future by themselves.

Kashmiri leaders adressed a seminar on the resolution, Kashmiri Media Service reported.

Leaders maintained that Kashmiris have been offering unparalleled sacrifices for their right to self-determination and these sacrifices would not be allowed to go waste. A resolution passed on the occasion urged the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon to implement the UN resolutions on Kashmir.

A procession was taken out in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, which was organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Rajbagh. The party leaders reaffirmed Kashmiris' resolve to continue the liberation struggle till its logical conclusion.

In Islamabad, the APHC-AJK held a demonstration in front of the United Nations Observers' office, which was led by Syed Yousaf Naseem.

The Executive Director of Kashmir Centre Washington, Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai addressing a seminar and the Chairman of Kashmir Centre Brussels, Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo in a statement maintained that peace would elude South Asia until the people of Jammu and Kashmir were given the right to decide their fate by themselves.

On the other hand, two Indian troops were injured in a clash in Mendher, which continued for the fifth consecutive day, today.

A Kashmiri leader, Zafar Akbar Butt has stressed that the solution of Kashmir issue is possible only by implementing the United Nations resolutions, which promised right to self-determination to people of Kashmir.

Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement in Srinagar, said, "The durable, fair and firm solution of the disputed Kashmir is possible only through the UN resolution and necessary for establishing peace in South Asia."

Indian troops killed more than 50 Kashmiris and wound around 1000 in pro-independence protest since July. India deployed thousands of troops across Kashmir.
Kashmiris were offenly imposed curfew.

Human right grous have criticised Indian violence during protests.

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