India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan International Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s remarks on minorities and the Kashmir situation, saying that it was ironic that Pakistan, which has itself “dedicated a grievous violation of minority rights,” was raking up the problem of rights of minorities.
Talking on the UN Excessive-Degree Assembly on the Rights of Minorities on Wednesday, Srinivas Gotru, India’s Joint Secretary of UNES (UN Financial and Social), hit again at Bhutto’s feedback, saying “It’s ironic that Pakistan is talking concerning the rights of minorities. For a rustic that has even stopped publishing its knowledge to cover its similar shameful file, it’s superb that they’ve even introduced up this topic. It has a protracted historical past of getting dedicated a grievous violation of minority rights that the world has ever seen.”
Including that Pakistan continues to commit grave violations of the rights of Sikh, Hindu, Christian, and Ahmadi communities, Gotru stated that 1000’s of ladies and youngsters from minority communities have been subjected to abductions, compelled marriages and conversions in Pakistan.
“Your complete Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh had been, are and can at all times be an integral and inalienable a part of India, no matter what the consultant of Pakistan believes or covets. We name on Pakistan to cease cross-border terrorism in order that our residents can train their proper to life, and liberty. We hope that they may desist from makes an attempt to abuse and politicize such conferences,” he stated.
Gotru was referring to a declare made by Bhutto on the UN that India is reworking right into a Hindu supremacist state. “As we speak, one of many worst manifestations of such Islamophobia is in Hindutva-inspired India. Pushed by the ideology of hate in opposition to Muslims, the (ruling) BJP-RSS regime is executing its century-old plan to obliterate India’s Islamic legacy and to remodel India into an unique Hindu state,” Bilawal stated.
“India is a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic and multi-religious society. The Structure of India ensures the safety and promotion of the rights of all minority communities,” Gotru stated in his speech.