Indian Independence Day observed as Black Day
August 15, 2009
Srinagar, August 15: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over observed Indian Independence Day, today, as Black Day, which was marked with complete strike in occupied Kashmir and peaceful protests in the world capitals.
All business establishments and shops were closed and traffic remained off the road in the occupied territory. All the towns wore a deserted look and the official functions were completely boycotted by the people.
Protest demonstrations were staged in front of Indian High Commissions in London and Brussels.
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