Pakistan map claims J&K, Ladakh, parts of Gujarat; India calls it ‘political absurdity’

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 4, 2020
Seeking to raise the ante on the first anniversary of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the Imran Khan government on Tuesday released a new political map of Pakistan showing the entire erstwhile state, now organised into two Union Territories, in Pakistan. India reacted quickly and called it an “exercise...

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Published on August 4, 2020 -  01:40
Pakistan's attempts to involve UN in JandK issue has not borne fruit: India's representative to UN
India's permanent representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti while speaking to ANI on reports of disinformation being spread through social media by Pakistan said that joint statement by India and a group of selected countries was designed to counter exactly this type of disinformation spread by countries like Pakistan in the context of COVID-19. He said, "India and a group of selected countries cutting across regions made a joint statement in the context of infodemic in the context of COVID19, at the UN. The statement was designed to counter exactly this type of disinformation spread by countries like Pak in the context of COVID-19 to foment division and create disharmony among communities." On JandK issue he further said, "I want to reassure you that the attempt by Pakistan to involve the United Nations in the context of Jammu and Kashmir, has not borne fruit and has been wrongly refuted by India at every turn."

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