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Sindh Announces Public Holiday on Kashmir Solidarity Day 5 Feb

The Sindh government on Monday has announced a public holiday throughout the province to be observed on February 5 on account of Kashmir Solidarity Day.

An official notification in this regard has been issued by the provincial govt.


The federal government has already announced a public holiday to “signify political and moral support in their struggle for self-determination and to honour” Kashmiri martyrs.

A notification issued by the Ministry of Interior stated that 5th February 2021 shall be a public holiday for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day.

A one-minute silence will be observed nationwide at 10:00 am on February 5 in solidarity with the Kashmiris.

Each year, the day is marked in solidarity with Kashmir to supports the just struggle of its people for their inalienable right to self-determination under United Nations resolutions.

Rallies, public meetings, and seminars are held across the country, including Azad Kashmir, to draw the international community’s attention towards grave human rights violations and atrocities of Indian security forces against innocent Kashmiris.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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