On the event of the first anniversary of the Abrogation of Article 370, the Pakistan military establishment has planned an agenda which comprises of a series of events to observe August 5 as ‘Black Day’. From Paksitani News agencies criticizing India to urging the Pakistani embassies abroad to carry out protests in their respective countries, everything is mapped by the country in the set agenda.
According to ThePrint, the Indian security agencies have already gotten hold over the document which has laid out the agenda of the day and it has been reported that the list is exhaustive.
The exhaustive list of plans includes a foreign media corps trip to the Line of Control. ThePrint reports that a white paper is also scheduled to be handed over to the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
The Paskitan media has been instructed to telecast news of the Abrogation and also turn their logos black on TV, that day to observe the ‘Black Day’. It has also been reported that amidst the intricate schedule of designed by the Pakistani army’s Public Relations arm, the twitter schedule of the Director of the agency has also been laid out.
On this issue, a source from the Indian defence and security establishment accused Pakistan of spreading propaganda. “A lot of planning has gone into the so-called ‘Black Day’. It shows the extent of propaganda planning that goes on in Pakistan”, they said in a statement.
On August 5 last year, the Indian government Abrogated the Article 370 of the constitution which gave a special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This move by the BJP government divided the state into two union territories, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.