LAHORE Religious parties and Kashmiri organizations observed a protest day across the country including the City on Friday against the decision of giving MFN status to India. Strikes were observed in many cities of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan and rallies were held in all major cities where angry protestors burnt Indian flags and raised slogans against the government. They demanded withdrawal of the decision as per the aspirations of the masses. Religious leaders and scholars highlighted the Indian animosity towards Pakistan and Muslims in their Friday sermons and while addressing rallies and meetings.