Kashmiris To Observe Right Of Self-determination Day On January 5
3 January 2008
Associated Press of Pakistan
Muzaffarabad: The Kashmiris across the Line of Control and all over the world will observe January 5, Saturday as the day of “right of self-determination”. Kashmiris observe the day to remind UN and international community of their mandatory and obligatory role for the fulfillment of its commitment regarding the implementation of UNSC adopted resolutions on Kashmir. The resolutions adopted in 1949 gave Kashmiris the choice to decide their fate and future under UN supervised plebiscite. To mark the significance of the day protest rallies and demonstrations will be held in all the seven districts of AJK and various parts of Pakistan and abroad where the Kashmiri expatriates are settled. According to a press release issued by Services and General Administration AJK, a public meeting will be held under the aegis of Kashmir Liberation Cell at the premises of Old Secretariat to mark the day. AJK Prime Minister Sardar Attique Ahmad Khan will be the chief guest on the occasion while representatives of different political, religious and social organizations will address on the occasion. Later, the participants will march towards the UNMOGIP office to hand over a protest note to the UN officials urging them to resolve the Kashmir issue.