Call for highlighting Kashmir issue throughout year to shake international community’s conscious

Speakers at a seminar to mark Kashmir day have advised the students of the University of Sindh Jamshoro to highlight the Kashmir issue during the entire year through various social media platforms so that a stronger message could be sent to the world to shake its conscience against the totalitarianism of Indian army.

They said Pakistani youths always stood with Kashmiri brethrens; therefore, there was a need to raise a strong voice against the atrocities of the Indian army in held Kashmir.

This they said while addressing a seminar organized by Sindh University’s Bureau of STAGS in context with Kashmir Solidarity Day here at Sheikh Ayaz Auditorium, Arts Faculty Building, University of Sindh Jamshoro on Friday.

After the recitation of Holy Quran by Waliasan and Naat read by Najibullah and Naveed Bughio, the national anthem was played in the seminar. On the occasion, everyone stood up in respect of it.

Addressing the seminar, Sindh University Vice-Chancellor Professor (Meritorious) Dr Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro said that Kashmiris were loved by the Pakistani nation while Kashmiri youth also felt deep affection for Pakistan.

He said that Kashmiris wanted to live with Pakistan; and if God willing, he said Kashmir will one day become Pakistan adding that the routes of the Indus River also met Kashmir, which clearly showed that Kashmir was an integral part of Pakistan.

The Vice-Chancellor further said that the youth of Sindh University should not only celebrate Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5 but also leave posts on social media remembering Kashmir and its people throughout the year.

He said that the voice of our youth should reach out to the world that the Pakistanis stood with Kashmiri brethrens and that the nation was united against Indian atrocities in Kashmir.

“The UN resolutions have never been ratified by Indian authorities. Atrocities, barbarism and terrorism of inimical forces continue in occupied Kashmir”, Dr Kalhoro said.

Chairman Department of Economics Prof. Dr. Rafiq Ahmed Chandio said that Kashmir Forums should be formed in Pakistani Universities with the full participation of students so that a stronger voice could be raised for the rights of Kashmiris.

Director Pakistan Study Center Prof. Dr. Shuja Ahmed Mahesar said that the international community, especially the United Nations, must formulate an effective strategy to stop the bloodshed of innocent civilians by the Indian Army in Kashmir.

Director Bureau of STAGS Dr Ghazala Panhwar said that the occupation of Kashmir by the Indian Army was unacceptable while the blood of martyrs in Kashmir would never go unattended and wasted.

Well-known columnist and Professor of the Institute of English Language & Literature (IELL) Dr. Mubarak Ali Lashari said that Kashmir was an integral part of Pakistan which will one day become Pakistan.

Earlier, Nimrah Ghauri, Sohail Ahmed and Faizan Ali delivered speeches in English, Qudsia Babar in Urdu and Mehboob Ali in Sindhi. On the occasion Aitzaz Ali presented poetry highlighting the massacre of forces in Indian held Kashmir.