India on Monday stated it was dismayed with “unwarranted comments” from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the delimitation training that was executed in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the bloc to chorus from carrying out its “communal agenda” at the behest of an additional country.
In a statement, ministry of exterior affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India “categorically turned down” the OIC’s remarks criticising New Delhi in excess of the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.
“We are dismayed that the OIC secretariat has at the time again created unwarranted responses on the inside affairs of India,” the statement browse.
Earlier in the working day, the OIC, in a collection of tweets shared on its official social media deal with, explained it was deeply involved around “India’s attempts to redraw the electoral boundaries” Jammu and Kashmir, altering the demographic construction of the territory and violating the “rights of the Kashmiri people”.
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Bagchi reported, “As in the previous, the Government of India categorically rejects the assertions made by the OIC secretariat on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which is an integral and inalienable element of India,” he mentioned.
“The OIC need to chorus from carrying out its communal agenda vis-a-vis India at the behest of a single country,” Bagchi stated.
In the statement, the common secretariat of the OIC mentioned the ‘delimitation’ exercising is in “direct contravention of the pertinent UN Safety Council resolutions and global regulation, which include the 4th Geneva Convention”. It also urged the worldwide local community, particularly the UN Protection Council to choose quick cognizance of the “grave implications of this sort of ‘delimitation’ exercises”.
“Referring to the extended-standing and principled situation on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and related decisions of the Islamic Summit and OIC Council of International Ministers, the normal secretariat reiterates its solidarity with the people today of Jammu and Kashmir,” it stated.
Previously this thirty day period, the delimitation fee, tasked with redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, finalised the Union territory’s electoral map, paving the way for elections in the restive area.
The a few-member panel issued its final order, earmarking 43 seats to the Hindu-the vast majority Jammu area and 47 to Muslim-majority Kashmir. Among the the 7 new seats, 6 are for Jammu and 1 for Kashmir.
(With agency inputs)