MUZAFFARABAD - Kashmiris on Sunday burnt the Indian flag during a protest rally against Indian move to get Jehad Council Chairman Salahuddin Ahmed declared as a terrorist.

Hundreds of Kashmiris largely refugees of 1990 thronged the press club carrying portraits of Salahuddin, banners and placards written with demands of anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. They marched to Gharipan chowk while shouting slogans "go India Go Back, We want freedom, Salahuddin, go ahead we are with you, long live Pak-China friendship".

The fuming protestors set the Indian flag on fire during the rally. Secretary General UJC Sheikh Jameel-ur-Rehman, Amir Jamaat-ud-Dawa Abdul Aziz Alvi, Commander Hizbul Mujahideen, chairman refugee organization 'Pasban-e-Hurriyat' Uzair Ghazali, Mushtaq Islam led the rally and addressed the protestors.

They said United Nations was violating the resolutions on Kashmir dispute which it had passed in 1949. They said UN has granted Kashmiris right to fight for freedom and Salahuddin is leading the movement for the right promised by the nations of the world. Speakers urged the United Nations and world powers to pressurize India to give Kashmiris their right to self determination.