KARACHI: The Sindh government has declared 5th February a public holiday on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day.
According to the notification issued by the Sindh government, February 5 will be observed as a public holiday across the province.
It may be recalled that Kashmir Solidarity Day is observed on February 5 every year on which an attempt is made to convey the message to the world that the people of Jammu and Kashmir who are demanding their right to self-determination is their fundamental right which is enshrined in the United Nations and also recognized in the charter.
On this occasion, people of Pakistan and Kashmir, wherever they are living in the world especially in the United Kingdom – as people of Mirpur, Kashmir lives there in sufficient numbers.
People start their day with special prayers in mosques for the freedom of Kashmir, organize large scale rallies, seminars and debate competitions.