Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Fridous Ashiq Awan Thursday said the hegemonic policies of Modi government and the worst human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir had exposed the real face of so-called secular India. The inhuman treatment being meted to the besieged innocent Kashmirs in the held valley by the Indian occupation forces those elements repent opposing the Two Nation Theory instead of opposing a united India at the time of creation of Pakistan, she added. Dr Firdous said scrapping of Article 370 of Indian constitution had exposed nefarious designs of Naredra Modi against the Kashmiris. His government’s unlawful decisions regarding the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) had proved that there was no room for minorities in India, she added.The special assistant was addressing a seminar organized by the Peshawar Press Club (PPC) here to observe India’s independence day as ‘black day’ to express solidarity with the IoK people, who have been under curfew for the last 12 days facing immense problems, including acute shortage of foods, medicines and other basic amenities of life.Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai, Advisor to the KP Chief Minister on Merged Districts Ajmal Wazir, PPC President Syed Bukhar Shah, Kashmiri leadership, politicians, civil society representatives human rights activists, journalists and lawyers attended the seminar.
Dr Firdous said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who presented himself like a superman in the region in today’s address, seemed to be living in a fool’s paradise as Pakistan was fully capable to defend its territorial boundaries and sovereignty against any misadventure by him.
She said the entire Pakistani nation stood behind the valiant security forces and was ready to fight shoulder to shoulder with them in case a war was imposed on the country.—APP