Student organisation in Pakistan occupied Kashmir observed ‘Black Day’ on Thursday and protested against the Pakistan’s dominance over the region. The National Students Federation members participated an ‘anti-Pakistan’ outside the Central Press Club in Muzaffarabad and shouted slogan against Pakistan, with an appeal to announce freedom for the area.

According to the latest footage released on the social networking news website, the NSF leader Mir Afzaal Sulehria was seen addreeing a protest rally and was seen shouting against Pakistan in front of the Muzaffarabad Press Club. The ‘Black Day’ is observed every year in the Pakistan dominated and captured Kashmir on October 22 by the people living in PoK, who have opposing the presence of Pakistani people in the area. The day is also observed in PoK in connection with the first attack by Pakistan forces on the undivided state of Jammu and Kashmir on October 22, 1947, when it was ruled by then King Hari Singh, who decided not to be a part of either country — India or Pakistan — after partition in August 1947. (ALSO READ: Pakistan resorts to heavy firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba region; India retaliates)

Following the attack by the Pakistani forces in the region, Singh sought help from the Indian government on the condition that after the Pakistani forces are defeated, he will merge his entity into the Indian union. As Jammu and Kashmir got united into the Indian union, but the area captured by the Pakistani forces is still under the control of Pakistan and people have been opposing it since then, demanding complete freedom.