SRINAGAR, January 24 (KMW): The Chairman of Peopleâ€™s Political Party (PPP), and Senior leader, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M), Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, has appealed the general masses of Jammu and Kashmir to observe January 26, Indian Republic Day as â€˜Black Dayâ€™ and convey a message to the International Community that people of Kashmir are struggling for the attainment of right to self-determination as enshrined in UN Charter.
Engineer Hilal in his statement said , â€œevery Kashmiri will observe January 26, a â€˜black dayâ€™ as a mark of protest against the continued denial of Kashmirisâ€™ right to self-determination which is contrary to its claim of being a democratic republic and against ongoing human rights violation in the Valley and also to remind the Indian leadership and the world community that the presence of Indian Armed Forces in Jammu and Kashmir is illegal, illegitimate and unconstitutional and is clear violation of United Nations Charter as well as U.N. Plebiscite Resolutions passed by U.N.O. Therefore, by no law all over the world or morals, India can justify the presence of its troops in Jammu and Kashmir be justifiedâ€.
PPP Chief said, â€œWe believe that Pak-India dialogue is imperative in which the participation of Kashmiri leadership of Hurriyat Conference in any result-oriented dialogue process is a must. He, however, said that before initiating talks, India should create conducive atmosphere by taking steps like demilitarization, repeal of black laws, put an end to human rights violations in the occupied territory and release all illegally detained youth, pro-freedom leaders and activistsâ€.
Mr. War said that Jammu and Kashmir has assumed the shape of an International Conflict ,therefore, the intervention of superpower nations like United States of American and China is unavoidable and in accordance with golden principles of United Nations Charter in order to maintain International Peace and Security .