To observe Kashmir Hour, all traffic lights across Islamabad and Karachi will turn red at 12 pm on Friday and remain so for half an hour. During this time, the national anthems of Pakistan and Kashmir will be sung, traffic will be halted, sirens will be blared and demonstrations will be held across the country.
PM Khan in his address to the nation on Monday had announced that an event will be held on Friday every week to show solidarity with the Kashmiri people and send out a strong message.
In a follow-up tweet, the premier requested everyone to observe the Kashmir Hour and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the PM will be outside the PM House to mark the occasion.
Deputy commissioners in all the districts across the country have been directed to formulate a comprehensive plan for staging demonstrations against Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government’s illegal actions and gross violations of human rights in Kashmir.
Meanwhile, local political leaders in their respective constituencies will lead protest rallies. Students and civil society have been appealed to participate in the demonstrations. Celebrities and sportsmen will also be present at prominent locations across different cities to express their solidarity and have also appealed to their fellow countrymen to do the same.