Modi could do anything along LoC to divert world’s attention from mass protests: PM

Imran Khan pays rich tribute to martyred soldiers, says he has informed Gen Qamar about sinister plans of Indian PM


News Desk December 26, 2019
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated his warning that India could do “anything” along the Line of Control (LoC) to divert the world’s attention from its domestic escalating mass protest against new anti-Muslim citizenship law and grim human rights situation in Occupied Kashmir which has been under complete lockdown for over four months.

He said while addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of Jalalpur Canal in Pind Dadan Khan in Jhelum district of Punjab on Thursday.

The premier's statement comes hours after Indian soldiers in a ceasefire violation along LoC martyred two Pakistan Army’s soldiers.

While paying a rich tribute to the martyred, the prime minister said that he had informed army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa about the sinister plans of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Armed forces of Pakistan are fully prepared to deal with any misadventure from anyone,” he said, adding, “These tensions have arisen since Narendra Modi has laid a siege on [occupied] Kashmir and ever since I have been telling the world that he [Indian PM] is trying to distract the issue of Kashmir.”

India beefs up security amid outrage against new law, anger with police

Premier Imran said Modi is committing atrocities not only against Muslims but other religious minorities as well, and the situation in India has come to a point where all nations including Hindus, Sikhs, Christians including Muslims are protesting against the Modi-led government for enacting the controversial law.

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) aims to fast-track citizenship for persecuted Hindus, Parsis, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Christians who arrived in India before December 31, 2014 from Muslim-majority Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan – excluding Muslims.

The new law does not extend the same protection to Muslim migrants as to six other religious minorities fleeing persecution.

At least 21 people have been killed during protests since the law was passed in Indian parliament.

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