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Pakistan Rejects The Report Of The Delimitation Commission Set Up In Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan Rejects The Report Of The Delimitation Commission Set Up In Jammu And Kashmir
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Pakistan Rejects The Report Of The Delimitation Commission Set Up In Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan News: The Foreign Ministry of Pakistan summoned the official of the Indian Embassy in Islamabad and informed him about the categorical rejection of the report of the Delimitation Commission set up by India on Jammu and Kashmir. The Government of India has entrusted the Delimitation Commission with the task of redrawing the boundaries of the Legislative Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir.

The three-member commission, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjana Desai, on Thursday signed its final report on the re-delineation of the boundaries of the union territory’s assembly seats. The Delimitation Commission in Jammu and Kashmir was constituted in March 2020. The commission, in its final report notified on Thursday, has given six additional assembly seats to the Jammu region and one to the Kashmir Valley. After this, there will be 43 seats in Jammu division and 47 seats in Kashmir in the 90-member assembly.,

Statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs

The Foreign Ministry of Pakistan summoned the official of the Indian Embassy. The Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement saying that the Indian diplomat was told that the purpose of the Delimitation Commission is to “disenfranchise and weaken the Muslim majority population of Jammu and Kashmir”.

It has already been rejected in J&K

The statement said that Pakistan categorically rejects the report of the so-called Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir. According to the statement, the Indian side was told that the entire exercise was ridiculous and had already been rejected by all political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, as through this move India would only “validate” its illegal act of August 5, 2019. Wanted to make.

Pakistan strongly protested

Significantly, India had abolished the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019, which was strongly opposed by Pakistan. It also expelled the Indian High Commissioner posted in Islamabad, after which diplomatic relations between the two countries have been strained. At the same time, India has clearly told the international community that the abolition of most of the provisions of Article 370 by the country’s Parliament in 2019 is its internal matter.

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