J&K BJP demands govt intervention in Gilgat-Baltis
The J&K unit of BJP passed a resolution asking the Centre and J&K government to immediately intervene to check human rights violations in Gilgit- Baltistan.
Jammu: The J&K unit of BJP on Sunday passed a resolution asking the Centre and J&K government to immediately intervene to check human rights violations in Gilgit- Baltistan.
"The BJP calls upon Government of India and J&K Government to immediately intervene to check human rights violations in Gilgit-Baltistan," said a resolution which was unanimously passed by the members of the working committee at a two-day conference here this evening.
BJP state incharge Jagdish Mukhi along with national executive member Jitendra Singh released the resolution on Gilgit-Baltistan adopted on first day of its 2-day state working committee meeting.
"The J&K Legislature must adopt a resolution opposing reported move of Pakistan to lease out Gilgit?Baltistan to China," it said.
The party said it shall not tolerate any compromise with territorial integrity of Jammu and Kashmir and the UPA government is bound by 1994 unanimous resolution of Indian Parliament to get back areas of J&K, including PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan, which continue to be under illegal occupation of Pakistan.
Singh alleged that Gilgit-Baltistan was facing continuous human rights violations at the behest of ISI and Pakistani authorities.
"During the last one month itself, over 400 people from minority Shia community were killed in cold blood," he alleged.