India has come down arduous on Pakistan after Imran Khan’s government introduced Gilgit-Baltistan to be given a provisional-provincial standing
While talking to the media, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava stated, “The Government of India firmly rejects the attempt by Pakistan to bring material changes to a part of Indian territory, under its illegal and forcible occupation. I reiterate that the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including the area of so-called “Gilgit-Baltistan”, are an integral a part of India by advantage of the authorized, full and irrevocable accession of Jammu and Kashmir to the Union of India in 1947. The Government of Pakistan has no locus standi on territories illegally and forcibly occupied by it”.
“Such makes an attempt by Pakistan, supposed to camouflage its unlawful occupation, can’t disguise the grave human rights violations, exploitation and denial of freedom for over seven many years to the people residing in these Pakistan occupied territories. Instead of in search of to change the standing of those Indian territories, we name upon Pakistan to instantly vacate all areas underneath its unlawful occupation,” added Srivastava.
Despite the continuing protests towards the Pakistan government over its determination to alter the standing of Gilgit-Baltistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday, November 1 introduced the granting of provisional-provincial standing to Gilgit-Baltistan.