India has strongly objected to the announcement by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan of granting temporary province status to Gilgit-Baltistan. The Foreign Ministry has said that India rejects any change in the Indian territory forcibly occupied towards Pakistan. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said that Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including Gilgit Baltistan, are an integral part of India. He also stressed that Pakistan should vacate the illegal occupation instead of changing the status of these areas.
“A government of Pakistan has no right to interfere with the forcibly occupied land because of the lawful, complete and irrevocable merger of Jammu and Kashmir into the Union of India in 1947,” a foreign ministry spokesman said. Such an attempt by Pakistan to hide illegal occupation cannot hide the human rights violations and deprivation of freedom for seven decades with people living in Pakistan-occupied territory. “The spokesman said that these Indians Instead of changing the status of the territories, Pakistan should immediately clear the illegal occupation.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced the grant of temporary province status to Gilgit-Baltistan. He made this announcement when people in Gilgit-Baltistan are protesting against the Imran government’s move. Imran Khan announced the temporary province, saying, “One of the reasons behind my coming to Gilgit-Baltistan is to announce that we have decided to make Gilgit-Baltistan a temporary province.” Pakistan declares Saudi Arabia The move comes after that when he recently removed Gilgit-Baltistan from the map of Pakistan.
For a long time there have been protests against the Imran government of Pakistan on the Gilgil-Baltistan issue. People strongly oppose the Imran government. In such a situation, the experts believe that after this decision of the Pakistani government, protests at the local level can further erupt.
Earlier, on 8 October, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and Student Liberation Front in Muzaffarabad town of PoK protested against the government’s possible decision of Gilgil-Baltistan. During this time, a lot of slogans were also raised against Imran Khan. At the same time, political activists say that they are willing to make sacrifices, but will not allow Pakistan to change the situation in the region. The people of Gilgit-Baltistan, who are living in other cities, have also decided to take the road against Islamabad’s decision.