The Punjab government planned tto organize a musical night with the Romanian pop band Akcent to ‘exress solidarity with Kashmir’ at Government house. This news sparked a controversy following fierce reaction from the netizens.
It has been over 100 days since India has scrapped Article 370 and illegally locked down Kashmir. In response, Pakistan have not left any chance or platform to express its solidarity with the Kashmiris. Different conferences, rallies and protests have been taken out, still the condition of Kashmir is unstable.
According to sources, the program was cancelled, claiming that the Governor House did not know the details of the event but only know that an event was being organized by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
A governor’s spokesperson said,
“As we got details that a musical night will be held to express solidarity with the Kashmiris, we have withdrawn our offer to allow holding the event on the Governor House lawns.”
Needless to say this “innovative” way to raise awareness about the plight of Kashmiri people left many Pakistanis very confused.
I mean seriously? Akcent for Kashmir? I mean still seriously? 😱🤔😮 pic.twitter.com/tZaHJN6O6w
— Asma Barjees (@asmabarjees) November 25, 2019
Romanian band Akcent used to be a great hit in 2010’s & consequent years. But then it broke apart in 2013 & now doesn’t exist at all!
— Mona Alam (@MonaAlamm) November 24, 2019
Heard about Punjab Govt. arranging Akcent concert in Governor’s House Lahore in solidarity with Kashmir.
How can someone think upto this level of stupidity?
— Ahmad Bilal (@AHMAD_BILAL_) November 23, 2019
The intimidating beats of Akcent drive the Indian forces away from Kashmir. At the same time, these beats give an eerie sense of normalcy to Kashmiris. Speeches exhausted, the only way forward to liberate Kahmir is more concerts. After all, Music transcend boundaries. Good going. pic.twitter.com/FJ56BmcGGH
— Syed Aftab Hussain Hashmi (@islamian2547) November 25, 2019