LONDON: Pakistan’s iconic Sufi rock band Junoon on Monday announced to commit their August 25 concert here in the town to Kashmir amid tensions between Pakistan and India after the latter revoked Article 370 in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.
The famous rock band is set to function at two concerts coming weekend — in London’s SSE Arena, Wembley on August 25 and in Leeds on August 26. Titled “Junoon – The Comeback Tour,” the concert will see the band function hit songs that catapulted them to worldwide fame. It is presented by using Geo Television Network.
Junoon is the first and solely rock band to have performed in Kashmir. We dedicate our London, August 25 exhibit to the courageous humans of Kashmir. Hai jazba junoon to himmat na haar!”
Back in 2008, Junoon had performed stay in occupied Kashmir beside Srinagar’s Dal Lake. The guitarist stated there was a massive humanitarian disaster growing for tens of millions of human beings in Kashmir due to the fact of the Indian government-imposed curfew. He added: “Kashmiris have been silenced and held captive inside their own homes.
Ahmad, who is generally based in New York now, careworn that the global community wished to unite for accountability, rule of law, and human rights throughout the board or else the planet was once in risk of destabilisation.
Last year, on the start anniversary of Pakistan’s founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Junoon — which includes vocalist Ali Azmat and bassist Brian O’Connell apart from Ahmad — had reunited and carried out in Karachi. They have considering the fact that carried out at many sold-out shows.