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Protest against Pakistani aggression: Black Day observed in different cities across the globe Black Day

Protest against Pakistani aggression: Black Day observed in different cities across the globe

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 Oct 2020, 06:36 pm

New Delhi: Black Day was observed in different parts of the world on Thursday.

Protests were held in different cities across the world including Kathmandu, Tokyo, Dhaka, The Hague, Kuala Lumpur and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to mark the 73rd anniversary of Pakistan’s invasion of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Several protest rallies and placard marches were held in the demonstration against the barbaric acts perpetrated by the Pakistan armed forces, reports ANI.

Black Day is observed to mark the sacrifices made by lakhs of Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims to defeat the invasion of the erstwhile Princely State by the Pakistan Army in 1947, often touted as the tribal invasion.

The day is being observed at a time when Jammu and Kashmir, now a union territory, is observing the first anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Article had given special status to the former state which was turned into a union territory by New Delhi following its bifurcation.