Islamabad on Tuesday “categorically rejected” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments approximately Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

At a public rally in Gujarat in advance of the kingdom meeting elections due on the stop of the year, Modi claimed that he had by hook or by crook “resolved the Kashmir difficulty”.According to Indian media reports, Modi said that he changed into walking within the footsteps of India’s first domestic minister Sardar Patel, claiming that “Sardar saheb persuaded all the princely states to merge with India. But every other individual dealt with this one difficulty of Kashmir,” in an apparent jab at India’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru.“As I am following within the footsteps of Sardar saheb, I even have values of the land of Sardar and that became the reason I resolved the trouble of Kashmir and paid authentic tributes to Sardar Patel,” Modi reportedly said.

The unwarranted remarks drew complaint from the Foreign Office (FO), which in a assertion termed them as “no longer only fake and deceptive but additionally reflects how oblivious the Indian leadership has become of the ground realities in IIOJK”.“Jammu and Kashmir is an the world over diagnosed dispute, the decision of which has been at the time table of the United Nations for the reason that 1948. Despite clean UN resolutions that prescribe a loose and independent plebiscite for the very last disposition of the dispute, India has no longer handiest illegally occupied the territory but is likewise guilty of egregious human rights violations using over 900,000 brutal profession forces,” the assertion issued through the FO study.It additionally introduced that the reality stays that the humans of IIOJK continue to courageous India’s reprehensible occupation which it seeks to perpetuate via malicious demographic changes and robust-arm procedures. The craftily staged visits of the Indian management to the occupied territory and choreographed launches of so-referred to as improvement tasks in a bid to create a façade of ‘normalcy’ will neither hose down the spirit of the Kashmiris struggling to interrupt unfastened from the illegal Indian profession nor would it not misinform the arena into believing India’s deception.

The FO advised the Indian management to “supply on their commitments to the Kashmiris and to the sector and make certain that the human beings of Kashmir are accorded their inalienable right to self-dedication” instead of “making delusional statements about having resolved the dispute unilaterally”.

“Pakistan has constantly known as upon the international network to count on its role and duty with regards to IIOJK and the continued Indian atrocities in the occupied territory. India should also be held liable for its nefarious scheme of altering the demography of IIOJK, as well as for its brutal repression of the harmless Kashmiris,” the statement introduced.

Reiterating its calls to human rights and humanitarian establishments to “condemn India’s nation-terrorism in IIOJK and call for a direct reversal of the Indian authorities’s illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019”, Pakistan said that “the handiest solution to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute lies in ensuring that the Kashmiris are allowed to exercising their proper of self-willpower through the democratic method of keeping an UN-mandated unfastened and independent plebiscite as espoused within the applicable UNSC resolutions and as according to the desires of the Kashmiri people.”Earlier in September, Amnesty International had sounded alarms over intensified repression of rights in IIOJK within the ultimate 3 years, saying it had recorded as a minimum 60 times of crackdowns on reporters and human rights defenders since the revocation of the special reputation of the area in August 2019.

In a document titled “We are being punished through the regulation: Three years for the reason that abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir”, Amnesty documented interrogations, travel bans and detentions of journalists and human rights defenders.

The human rights watchdog had determined that during recent years, civil society contributors, newshounds, lawyers and human rights defenders inside the region had faced relentless interrogations, arbitrary tour bans, revolving door detentions and repressive media guidelines.