Army observes Eid in solidarity with Kashmiris

Sandra Loyd

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Personnel (COAS) Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa has stated that the army was observing Eidul Fitr solemnly in solidarity with held Kashmir which is under India’s “illegal and inhuman lockdown and ensuing atrocities” considering that its addition in August in 2015.

The army chief made these remarks while going to the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border in between Pakistan and India along Kashmir, where he used Eid prayers with the soldiers.

COAS went to #LOC in Puna Sector & & invested Eid with tps, used Eid prayers at frontline & & wished peace & & success of Pakistan in these hard times especially to get rid of COVID-19 pandemic. COAS admired tps for their professionalism, op preparation, befitting reaction … (1/6)

— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 24, 2020

In a series of tweets posted Sunday night, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) priced quote General Bajwa as stating that India was attempting to detract international attention from the “worsening humanitarian crisis and violence” in occupied Kashmir by targeting civilians throughout the LoC.

He added that the valley cautioned and was a disputed location that any effort to alter its disputed status, “including any political or military thought of aggression” would be reacted to by military power.

… intensifying humanitarian crisis & & violence in IOJ&K to LOC by targeting innocent civs. Kashmir is a disputed area & & any effort to challenge disputed status incl any pol orgasm mil believed associated to hostility will be reacted with full national resolve & & mil might. (3/6)

— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 24, 2020

If the tactical stability matrix in South Asia was interrupted,

General Bajwa likewise cautioned that there would be “dire consequences”. He added that the army understood dangers and would be all set to satisfy its part “in line with national aspirations”.

According to the military’s media wing, the army chief revealed hope that the world neighborhood would “weigh in to ensure freedom of movement” for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) inside the occupied valley so that the atrocities devoted there might be reported to the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the world.

… will weigh in to ensure liberty of motion for UNMOGIP ops inside IOJK, as made sure by Pak in AJK, so that terrible repercussions of continuous atrocities & & inhuman clampdown inside occupied area is reported to the United Nations Security Council and the world at big. (5/6)

— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 24, 2020

The army chief added that the Indian forces might never ever reduce the “valiant spirit of Kashmiris” who were awaiting a plebiscite to occur according to the resolution gone by the UN.

Throughout his go to, he likewise applauded the soldiers for their “professionalism, preparedness for operation and befitting response to ceasefire violations” by the Indian army.


Previously, Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted individuals of occupied Kashmir a“special Eid mubarak” He stated that he appreciated their “patience and courage during the inhuman lockdown and continuing oppression” by the Indian forces.

Wanting an unique Eid Mubarak to Kashmiris in IOJK, and appreciation for their persistence and guts throughout the inhumane lockdown and continuing injustice by Indian Profession forces.

— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 23, 2020

Federal Minister for Info Shibli Faraz likewise advised Pakistanis to not forget the suffering and injustice of their brethren in Kashmir.

” The brazen commission of war criminal activities in inhabited Kashmir by Hindutva supremacist Modi routine is a direct difficulty to [the] world’s conscience,” he tweeted.

The brazen Comission of war criminal activities in IOJK by Hindutva Supremacists Modi routine is a direct difficulty to world’s conscience. 2/2

— Senator Shibli Faraz (@shiblifaraz) May 24, 2020

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