Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, forceful demonstrations erupted after Indian troops launched a cordon and search operations (CASO) in Kulgam and Shopian districts, today.

people took to the streets as the troops cordoned off Ghat Khudwani area in Kulgam district and started searches. The troops fired pellets, tear and pepper gas to chase away the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the soldiers. »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has denounced the recent statement of Governor, Satya Pal Malik, saying it reflects New Delhi’s arrogance.

The Governor of the territory talking to reporters in Srinagar had stated that there would be no talks with the Hurriyat leaders till they stopped consulting Pakistan on the Kashmir dispute.

The JRL in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said there are dozens of UN resolutions that have endorsed the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination to decide their future and it is this legitimate right that people of Kashmir are demanding and striving for it. “Pakistan is as much a party to the dispute as is India. No amount of repression, military might, propaganda or pacification can change these facts,” it added. »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has urged the United Nations to play its effective role in resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute.

The HCBA at a meeting of its executive committee in Srinagar said that unresolved Kashmir dispute was the main cause of tension between Pakistan and India and its amicable settlement would bring permanent peace in the region. »

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Muhammad Raza Malik

Background

The saga of the sufferings of the people of occupied Kashmir started with the landing of Indian troops in Srinagar on October 27 in 1947. India occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir against the people’s aspirations and in total disregard to the Indian Independence Act and Partition Plan. The Kashmiris consider the 27th October as the darkest day in the history of Jammu and Kashmir and observe it as a Black Day.

As per the Partition Plan of 3rd June 1947, passed by the British Parliament on July 18, the same year, the British Government announced to divide its Indian Colony into two sovereign states – India (comprising Hindu-majority areas) and Pakistan (consisting of Muslim-majority areas of Western provinces and east Bengal). At the time of partition of the Indian subcontinent, although over 550 Princely States had become independent but they were given the choice to accede either of the two newly-formed countries. Jammu and Kashmir, with 87% Muslim population, had a natural tendency to accede to Pakistan. »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Indian paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was killed in an attack in Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar.

The ASI identified as Rajendra Prasad was critically injured when unidentified persons attacked a CISF camp guarding a power grid station in Wagoora locality of Nowgam. He was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Black Day, today, to convey to the world that India’s occupation of Jammu and Kashmir is totally illegal, unjust and contrary to the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

It was on this day in 1947 when Indian troops had invaded Jammu and Kashmir and occupied it in total disregard to the Partition Plan of the Subcontinent and against the Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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Hurriyet leaders remain under house detention

Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to mark the 27th October as Black Day to convey to the world that the Kashmiris reject India’s illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik and supported by other pro-freedom organizations.

All shops, business establishments and educational institutions are closed while traffic is off the road. The puppet authorities have deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength in Srinagar and other major towns to prevent people from holding anti-India demonstrations. »

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