Srinagar- Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and across the world observed the Indian Independence Day as a Black Day today. According to Kashmir Media Service, the day was marked by a complete strike in the held valley. The call for strike has been given by the APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyet leaders. Protest rallies and different functions were held in the territory and world capitals to highlight different dimensions of the Kashmir dispute and Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiris. The entire occupied Kashmir has been turned into a military garrison ahead of the Indian Independence Day .