Tuesday, October 27, 2015

October 27: Kashmir shuts to protest the landing of Indian Army in Valley

Srinagar: Kashmir is observing shutdown on Pro-freedom leaders call Tuesday against the landing of Indian army on this day in 1947.
Trade activities remain crippled around valley. Public transport remained off the road. It is pertinent to mention here that on this day in 1947, Delhi airlifted its forces to Srinagar after the last monarch of Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh “singed the conditional Instrument of Accession” with India.

“On this day, Indian forces landed in valley against the wishes of Kashmiris,” pro-freedom leaders maintain. It is for this reason that Kashmiris – fighting for the rights to self determination of Kashmiris – observe October 27 as “Black Day”(KG)