Pakistan Tries To Raise Kashmir Issue At UNICEF Meet, Fails Again

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 04 September 2019, 12:16 AM
Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue following the abrogation of Article 370.
Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue following the abrogation of Article 370.
HIGHLIGHTS
    • Pakistani delegates raised Kashmir issue during UNICEF event at Lanka.
    • Pakistan is trying to internationalise Kahsmir issue but has failed so far.
    • India removed special status of Kashmir and devided the state into two parts.

An Indian delegation thwarted Pakistan's attempts to raise the Kashmir issue at a UNICEF meet in Sri Lanka, asserting that it is an internal matter of India.

The Pakistani delegates raised Kashmir at the UNICEF event, evoking a sharp reaction from the Indian side, with Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi slamming Pakistan's record on rights issues of minorities.

Gogoi and BJP MP Sanjay Jaiswal were seen in a video footage of the event asserting that Kashmir was an internal matter of India.

The Parliament of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), is hosting parliamentarians from across south Asia to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child.

Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue following the abrogation of Article 370. India has thwarted all such efforts, asserting that it is an internal issue.

First Published: Wednesday, September 04, 2019 12:10 AM

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