LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday after the ‘Kashmir Hour’ expressed that he is proud of the nation the way in which they came out to show solidarity with Kashmiris against the Indian atrocities in the occupied valley.
PM Imran said, “I am so proud of our people in the way they came out today in solidarity with the Kashmiris – letting them know our nation stands resolutely with them as they confront the brutal, fascist Modi govt’s annexation & ethnic cleansing agenda in IOJK. #KashmirHour”
He went on to say, “The Pakistani nation has also let the world know about the Nazi-style takeover of India by the RSS-BJP’s Hindu Supremacist ideology”. The danger Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government poses isn’t limited to only region, “the danger it poses not only to the region but the world,” PM Imran concluded.
Earlier today, after Prime Minister 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 Himalayan 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.
The premier led the demonstration. The provincial chief ministers, the governments of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan headed the demonstrations in their respective areas.