Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 4
India on Tuesday described Pakistan’s new “political map” as an train in political absurdity. “These ridiculous assertions” of laying claims to elements of Gujarat and the UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh have neither authorized validity nor worldwide credibility, mentioned the Ministry of External Affairs.
“In fact, this new effort only confirms reality of Pakistan’s obsession with territorial aggrandisement supported by cross-border terrorism,” added the assertion.
Earlier within the day, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi by his aspect, launched into a brand new try to rake up the Kashmir dispute.
Qureshi’s final week’s try on the UN had did not yield dividends. The UN Security Council mentioned Kashmir however behind closed doorways final week with no information saved of the assembly, mentioned India’s UN Permanent Representative TS Tirumurti.
The “new political map” was one other try to internationally challenge the Kashmir subject as a dispute forward of the primary anniversary of rearrangement of J&Okay, mentioned sources.
Qureshi mentioned the “official map” would now be utilized in colleges and faculties. Giving a commentary on the map’s salient options, he mentioned Kashmir borders had been saved open-ended because it was a disputed territory. The map additionally consists of an eastward shift of the disputed Sir Creek in Gujarat and a declare over the Siachen Glacier.
India has maintained all that continues to be to be mentioned on Kashmir is the return of territories occupied by Pakistan.