Chairman Kashmir Committee, Syed Fakhar Imam said on Sunday that Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was going against his country’s constitution on Kashmir issue as stripping of its special status on August 5, was unwise and unjust decision.
Talking to the media, he said that Indian Prime Minister was facing internal differences on special status issue. He said that 100,000 Kashmiris had laid down their lives for the cause of independence, adding that Indian forces had so far lifted upto 1.3 million youth from Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) whose whereabouts were unknown.
Kashmir is the future of Pakistan, and the hearts of Pakistanis and Kashmiris people throb together, chairman Kashmir Committee said and quoted Quaid-i- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as saying that Pakistan was incomplete without Kashmir. Syed Fakhar Imam said that Kashmir was Pakistan’s jugular vein, adding that PTI leadership raised the issue at every fora of the world.
The Parliament of France also discussed the Kashmir issue, he said, adding that US congressmen posed hard question to US Assistant Secretary of State, Alice Wells on the issue. “It is a disputed territory for the last 72 years,” Chairman Kashmir committee noted. The government and opposition were on the same page on Kashmir issue, he said and added that Parliament adopted resolution unanimously on Kashmir issue.
Prime Minister Imran Khan delivered 50 minutes speech in the United Nations and advocated Kashmir issue in a way which was extolled worldwide, he said.
Meanwhile, central Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Asad (PTI) Umar Sunday reiterated that the government would continue supporting just cause of Kashmiris till they achieve their right to self-determination as promised in the United Nations Resolutions. Pakistan is committed to highlighting the suppression of Kashmiris at all world forums, he said while speaking to a Radio program.
People of Kashmir are eying upon world powers to take notice of Indian atrocities and pressurize India to reverse its decision of scraping special status of Jammu and Kashmir, he added.