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  • There will probably be a one-minute silence in solidarity with Kashmiris at 10:00am
  • Kashmir Day being noticed to “signify political and ethical help” to Kashmiris 

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has announced a public holiday on February 5 on account of Kashmir Solidarity Day.

A notification issued by the Ministry of Interior on January said that 5th February 2021 shall be a public holiday for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day. 

The government said the Kashmir Day is being observed to “signify political and moral support in their struggle for self-determination and to honour” Kashmiri martyrs. A one-minute silence will probably be noticed on February 5 in solidarity with the Kashmiris.

Kashmir difficulty stays a flash level between Pakistan and India with Islamabad always urging the world to carry a plebiscite on Kashmir. 

The battle prompted international outrage after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unilateral determination to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Structure that grants particular standing to the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

Learn extra: PM Imran Khan urges UN to honour its dedication of free, neutral plebiscite in Kashmir

The Narendra Modi-led authorities had additionally imposed communication blackouts within the occupied area forward of its controversial determination to revoke the autonomy of the occupied area.

However weeks of gradual or no web are an everyday incidence within the disputed area. 

The Indian authorities reinstated low-speed 2G web companies in January 2020, however a blackout in Might of final 12 months massively set again well being companies and speak to tracing efforts to curb the brand new coronavirus.

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