Mirwaiz Spites NC To ‘Ridicule’ Delhi’s UNMOGIP Stand


SRINAGAR: A day after India called for winding up the UN Military Observers mission in Kashmir, the chairman of the Hurriyat (M) ‘ridiculed’ the demand, and launched an attack on mainstream parties.

“Kashmir is an internationally-acknowledged political issue over which the UN has passed several resolutions,” the Mirwaiz said at a Milad function at the Hurriyat (M) headquarters here.

“Though the world body has itself failed to get its own resolutions implemented, Indian demands (of withdrawing the UNMOGIP) are ridiculous and amount to questioning (the relevance) of the UN,” he said.

The Mirwaiz came out with a furious attack on pro-India parties in Kashmir which, he said were misleading the masses with their belated statements of talks with militants and demands of plebiscite.  

“Pro-India parties are misleading the people with such bogeys because they are themselves the biggest hurdles in implementing the UN resolutions on Kashmir.

“On the one hand they speak of holding talks with militants, and on the other, when we visit Pakistan to talk to leaderships at all levels, the use the media to accuse us of being in league with terrorists,” he said.

“Those who talk of plebiscite today continue to be hurdles in UN resolutions even today. They are the forces who have eroded the state’s political position for the sake of power, ruin its economy, and spared no effort to sell off its natural resources,” he said. 

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