ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK – Pakistan has rejected India’s “unwarranted assertions” made within the UN Normal Meeting in regards to the current hearth incident in a Hindu temple in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Exercising his proper of reply in Normal Meeting in New York, Pakistani delegate Zulqarnain Chheena stated that this isn’t the primary time India has tried to feign concern for minority rights elsewhere whereas being probably the most egregious and chronic violator of minority rights itself.
The Pakistan delegate stated the blatant acts of discrimination towards Muslims and different minorities in India happen with state complicity.
India’s delegate Aishish Sharma, who spoke after the 193-member Meeting adopted a decision on the safety of non secular websites, claimed that the Karak authorities “stood idly by” whereas the temple burned.
In his response, the Pakistan delegate stated, “The clear distinction between India and Pakistan in respect of minority rights could be gauged from the truth that the accused within the Karak incident had been instantly arrested, orders had been issued for restore of the temple, the best degree of judiciary took quick discover, and senior political management condemned the incident.
“Whereas, in India, the blatant acts of discrimination against Muslims and other minorities take place with state complicity.” he added.
On this regard, Chheena cited the discriminatory Citizenship Modification Act (CAA), Nationwide Register of Residents (NRC); the 2002 Gujarat bloodbath, the 2020 Delhi pogrom; the 1992 demolition of Babri Mosque and acquittal of the accused by Indian court docket in 2020; blaming Muslims for spreading coronavirus; elevating the bogey of ‘love jehad’; cow vigilantism and terming West Bengal Muslims ‘termites’; extra-judicial killings of harmless Kashmiris to blatant makes an attempt to show Muslims right into a minority in Kashmir.
“The RSS-BJP regime’s record is replete with instances of gross and systemic violations of the rights of minorities, in particular Muslims,” the Pakistani delegate stated.
“The Indian leadership is yet to condemn the perpetrators of the Delhi massacre in February 2020, let alone bring those criminals to justice.” “As a perennial purveyor of state-sponsored discrimination against its minorities, India is in no position to pontificate on the issue of minority rights elsewhere”, Chheena instructed the Meeting.