Celebrations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu Kashmir peaked after Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets in a highly anticipated T20 World Cup match on Sunday in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Videos of burning firecrackers and chants of Pakistan Zindabad in IIOJK have been making rounds on social media. Several social media users and journalists from Kashmir shared the videos of widespread celebrations across the valley. Despite being heavily surrounded by the Indian army, Kashmiris came out on roads in large numbers to mark the remarkable win. However, reports of physically assaulting Kashmiri students in some parts of the Indian Punjab emerged on social media.
— Nznn Ahmed (@na_nznn) October 24, 2021
پاکستان کی تاریخی فتخ پر ہمارے کشمیری بھائیوں کا مقبوضہ کشمیر میں جشن۔۔
رشتہ وفا کا ۔۔۔😍🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/JPwwwcMWSH
— Waseem Abbasi (@Wabbasi007) October 24, 2021
In another video, students in Srinagar celebrated the victory against India. Appreciation for Pakistan has been pouring in from across the world and as far as Somalia. Renowned Islamic scholar, Mufti Menk, also felicitated Pakistan in his tweet.
— Mufti Menk (@muftimenk) October 24, 2021
It is distressing to hear about the incidents of physical & verbal assault against some Kashmiri students in a college in Punjab last night. I request @CHARANJITCHANNI ji to direct @PunjabPoliceInd to look in to this & also to reassure the students studying in Punjab.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 25, 2021
— Prayag (@theprayagtiwari) October 24, 2021
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Celebrations were even marked in Bangladesh as well. Cricket enthusiasts in Bangladesh also cheered and wholeheartedly enjoyed the Pakistan win over India.
Meanwhile, Indians have been expressing extreme disgust and thrashing their team for losing the match against Pakistan. Protests took across the streets of India as emotional fans broke the TV screen and abused Pakistan.
Pakistan beating India with 10 wickets turned out to be a major shock for the entire cricketing fraternity. Pakistan has now become the favorites to win the T20 World Cup. Legendary cricketers from all over the world have been gushing over the magnificent game played by Pakistan. Cricketers like Shane Watson and Shane Warne have dubbed Pakistan as the favorites to win the T20 World Cup. Indian sports veterans like Harsha Bhogle and Kapil Dev also praised Pakistan for its performance against India.
Cricket fans now believe Pakistan will continue the same form and win the match against New Zealand as well.