Furthering its malicious agenda by supporting terrorists, Pakistan announced that it will mark July 19 as ‘Black Day’ to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Wani was a “martyr”.
In a very strong response, India told Pakistan not to interfere in India’s internal affairs.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi stated that glorifying terrorists like Wani shows “where Pakistan’s sympathies continue to lie”.
India warned Pakistan not to destabilise the situation in the region through “support to terrorism and other subversive acts”.
“India completely and unequivocally rejects in entirety the decisions adopted by the cabinet of Pakistan on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir,” the statement reads.
“We are dismayed at the continued attempts by Pakistan to interfere in our internal matters, where, we reiterate, Pakistan or any other external party has no locus standi,” said India.
India correctly noted that Pakistan’s vocal support to terrorists in Kashmir was to drive “political mileage” ahead of “elections” in Pak-occupied-Kashmir.
“The attempts in Pakistan by various players to ingratiate themselves to the people of J&K in the run up to the so called elections in territories under Pakistan’s illegal occupation will not succeed,” the statement read.
Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that “Pakistan would continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support for Kashmiris in their just struggle for right to self-determination.”
It should be noted here that just a few days ago, JuD chief Hafiz Saeed had “openly declared” that he’ll make the Pakistani government “support forces working for Kashmiri freedom”.
It appears Saeed has succeeded in his commitment. So…