US Kashmiris Sue GOI, Plan Protests

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HOUSTON – The US-based relatives of two Kashmiris filed a suit against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a federal court on Thursday ahead of his visit in Houston, alleging that his unilateral action to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 has led to the detention of many persons,the Houston Chronicle reported on Friday.

Meanwhile protests are also being planned against Modi”s visit and and pro-Kashmir billboards have also appeared at some places in the city.

According to sources, over 10,000 people will protest the Indian government’s decision to end Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. The protests are being organised by the International Humanitarian Foundation of Houston.

However, the Governor’s Office, city officials along with a huge pool of volunteers, are working towards the grand success of the event.

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