Srinagar: Raising ‘Free Palestine and Free Kashmir’ slogans thousands on Friday observed “Quds Day” in the Kashmir valley by holding marches and rallies after congregational prayers.
Hundreds at Balhama organized a protest demonstration against the killings in Kashmir and Palestine after prayers at Bypass Panthachowk area of Srinagar.
The people of Balhama, Pandrethan, Shalina and other areas assembled at bypass Panthachowk shouting anti-US and anti-Israel slogans in solidarity with Palestinians.
Reports of same kinds of protests have reached from Budgam, Srinagar and Pulwama areas.
Pertinently, the last Friday of ongoing Ramzan is being observed in solidarity with the people of Palestine every year.
The pro-freedom leadership of Kashmir had appealed to observe it as “Quds Day and Kashmir Day” jointly to highlight what they called highhandedness of Israel and India in Palestine and Kashmir respectively.