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Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association Srinagar Sunday appealed people to observe January 26 as ‘Black Day’.
“Kashmir issue is an international issue and deserves to be settled by holding a free, fair and impartial plebiscite under the UN auspicious in accordance with the standing U.N. resolutions dated 13.08.1948 and 05.01.1949 on Kashmir. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are fighting a freedom war and seek resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with their wishes and aspirations. There can be no substitute to the freedom which is the cherished goal of the people’s struggle in Jammu and Kashmir,” a statement issued by Bar Association Srinagar.
“Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory and the Indian claim of Kashmir being integral part of India is baseless and unfounded in history, politics and diplomacy. The Government of India is commuted at international to have accepted Jammu and Kashmir as a disputed territory and resolve the Kashmir issue through peaceful means. On 26th January when Indian Govt. is observing the way as Republic Day, the same day is a Black day for the people of Jammu and Kashmir as the Indian Govt. has deprived the people of Jammu and Kashmir from the freedom and democratic rights past 68 years,” the statement said.
“Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association feels the people of Jammu and Kashmir are fair and justified in observing the republic day of India on 26th of January as a ‘Black Day’. Bar Association accordingly appeals the people of Jammu and Kashmir to observe 26th of January 2016, as a ‘Black Day’,” the statement further added.