Thousands of people on Sunday took to streets here across on Sunday to commemorate 39th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in Iran.
In Kargil town, the rallies were organised by Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust during which thousands of men, women and children were holding Iranian, Indian and Palestinian flags and raised slogans in favour of Iran and its supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei. The participants denounced US and Israeli policy in Middle East while raising slogan against them. The rallies started from new bus stand and marched through Kargil main market and culminated at Husseini Park where speakers highlighted the importance of the celebration of Islamic revolution.
Similar rallies were also carried out in Tai Suru and Sankoo areas by Anjuman-e-Sahib Zaman during which thousands of people took part in the rallies.
The Islamic Revolution Anniversary is an annual event during which people across Kargil express solidarity with Supreme leader Ayatollah Syed Ali Khamenei and people of Iran.
Islamia School Kargil also issued a statement and extended greetings to the supreme leader, president and people of Iran.
Meanwhile, Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian Jammu and Kashmir organized a program at Lambara Yagipora Magam in Budgam in connection with the anniversary. Several Shia and Sunni religious scholars described various aspects of Islamic revolution and role and character of Imam Khomeini. The speakers said the revolution of Islamic Iran is an asset for whole Muslim Ummah. President Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian and senior Hurriyat leader Aga Syed Hassan Almosvi Alsafvi congratulated Iranian leadership and its nationals on the occasion.
Paying tributes to martyrs of Islamic revolution, Aga Hassan said the revolution focused attention of Muslim world towards significance of Islamic system and its teachings. He said no one can stop success of a movement which is based on truth, right principles and wishes of common people.
He said: "India has been using force and power to suppress voice of Kashmiris but it will not succeed. It is not possible to have permanent peace in Kashmir unless and until the issue is resolved."