Against the decision of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to wipe the Article 370 on Monday all Pakistanis belonging to different walks of life and the students studying at various educational institutions continued their protest against wrong pronouncement of the Indian government to reform the status of Kashmir.
Around the country, Jamaat-e-Islami organized multiple protest rallies to articulate solidarity with the people of Kashmir. The protest demonstration in Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Quetta, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan and other cities were led by JI central leadership. Holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans condemning Indian decision to withdraw article 370 and urging the government to go to any extent against this hostile move, a large number of people from all walks of life participated in the rallies.
Protesters call upon world powers to help Kashmiris.
JI Secretary General Ameer-ul-Azim directed the rally in front of Lahore Press Club. JI central leadership met in Islamabad to discuss the future course of action. JI chief Sirajul Haq presided over the meeting.
Other organizations including National Ulema Council, students group of Dar-e-Arqam schools, All Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA), Traders Organizations of Lahore also held demonstrations at Egerton Road, Lahore Press Club and Ferozepur Road.
Dr Fareed Paracha, the vice Ameer of JI condemned Indian’s decision to wipe Article 370 and he urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to reconsider his idea of the solution of Kashmir Issue. He also said that we must not ignore our Muslim Kashmiri brethren in the time of grief and sorrow. He added that history will never forget us if we did not show solidarity with Kashmiri.