Gilgit-Baltisan celebrated its 74th Independence Day

November 2, 2021 0
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Details: On November 1, the people of Gilgit commemorate the independence of their homeland from the Dogra Raj in 1947, when the Gilgit Scouts arrested governor, Ghansara Singh.

What happened: Processions, rallies, and special events were organised in each of the region’s ten districts. The major event took place at Gilgit’s Chinar Bagh, with Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid Khan as the special guest. The Chief Minister on the occasion, said in his special message, “Our forefathers liberated this region from the clutches of Dogra Raj without seeking any outside help.”
 
What else: GB Governor Raja, Jalal Hussain Maqpoon, force commander, chief secretary, civil and military officers, and family of martyrs and Ghazis also attended the occasion. They also laid floral wreaths at the Yadgar-i-Shuhada and prayed for the souls of those who had passed away.
 
Also: Tourism in Gilgit-Baltistan is an administrative unit of Pakistan, Back in May, Gilgit-Baltistan’s tourism boosted to a new high as the district witnessed 70,000 tourists under the span of 3 months. PIA reported 4-5 flights weekly, which were en-route towards the area.

Mahnoor Tariq
Mahnoor Tariq
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