An emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Kashmir-focused wing has been summoned on Tuesday (August 6) after Indian government’s decision to revoke special status of Occupied Kashmir.
As per details, the session will be attended by representatives from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and other member countries. The session will be attended by representatives from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and other member countries.
On Monday (August 5), India has announced to abrogate Articles 370 and 35A from its constitution, which gives special status and rights to the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The presidential order on 370 states that everything in the Indian Constitution will apply to Jammu and Kashmir.
The announcement was made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah while addressing in Rajya Sabha, upper house of Indian parliament, today. Amit Shah also announced that Jammu and Kashmir would be re-organized geographically. Amit Shah said that President of India would abrogate all the clauses of the Article 370 through an ordinance.
Earlier, the OIC had said it was deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation in IoK including reports of deployment of additional paramilitary forces and use of banned cluster munition by the Indian forces to target civilians.
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17 November, 2019