With logistical support from the government, outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday told his supporters that Pakistanis should come forward and help the Kashmiris in getting "freedom" from India.
Lashing out strongly, India on Friday said Pakistan's support to UN-designated terrorist and Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and his proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawah was "nothing short of mainstreaming of the terrorism."
Raising the issue of key Baba Ramdev aide and senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik`s meeting with Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, the Congress demanded a clarification from the government on Monday.
Just days after his organisation was declared a terror outfit by the US, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, who orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, addressed a seminar at the Lahore High Court spewing venom on India and America.
Sensing an opportunity to further push his anti-India agenda, JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has offered scholarships to the 67 Kashmiri students who were suspended from the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University for celebrating Pakistan`s victory over India in Sunday`s Asia Cup match.
Amidst speculation about a military operation against militants in Pakistan`s restive tribal belt, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed today asked the Taliban to declare a truce and hold talks with the government.
The government of Pakistan`s Punjab province has allocated millions of rupees in its budget for fiscal 2013-14 for the largest centre of the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, considered a front for the banned Lashkar-e-Toiba.