ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday has advised Jammat-e-Ulema Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to change the date of protest, terming that Kashmiris observe Black Day on October 27.
In a special talk with 92 News, the foreign minister mentioned that the Kashmiri celebrate October 27 as Black Day so the JUI-F chief does not mix this day with anything else.
FM Qureshi said the JUI-F chief should not march on October 27. “March is the political right of Maulana Fazlur Rehman but he has to plan another day. “Maulana Fazlur Rehman should review the schedule of the protest,” he advised.
“If Maulana will stage protest on October 27, it will damage Kashmir cause. So he should avoid anything else on the Black Day of Kashmir,” he said. He further maintained that Fazlur Rehman was the chairman of Kashmir Committee and well aware about this day. “I was surprised on the decision fo Maulana Fazl,” he added.
FM Qureshi further said that India has been cornered in the world today, adding that the Journalists also staged protest against communication blackout in Srinagar. He said that Iltaja Mufti’s - former Indian Occupied Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter – stance indicated towards change.
JUI-F announces ‘Azadi March’ towards Islamabad on Oct 27
A day earlier, JUI-F chief
Maulana Fazlur Rahman has announced to hold anti-government protest as ‘Azadi March’ towards Islamabad on October 27.
Addressing a press conference on Thursday, the JUI-F chief said that the JUI-F will stage sit-in at D-Chowk in Islamabad on October 27, adding that the present government was formed as a result of rigging.
The JUI-F chief said that all opposition parties had agreed on the above and had called for fresh elections. “We will gather at D-Chowk,” he said, adding, “We are not ones to disperse easily.”
“The country is under economic crisis due to the government’s incompetency,” Maulana Fazlur Rehman said. He maintained that the party will begin its ‘Azadi march’ on October 27 towards Islamabad. “All caravans will reach Islamabad across the country. We will express solidarity with the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK).”