PoK is a part of India, says PM Modi in all party meeting
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of Jammu and Kashmir and we cannot compromise on national security.
“The Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of Jammu and Kashmir, India, and there cannot be any compromise on national security,” the Prime Minister said at the all party meeting on the issue of Kashmir unrest after the encounter killing of terrorist Burhan Wani. Adding, ‘We have to win the confidence of citizens of Jammu and Kashmir’.
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Modi thanks political parties:
Modi, thanked all the political parties for supporting the government on this issue and speaking in one voice for the peace and harmony in the valley.
Pakistan behind the attacks:
The all party meeting chaired by Narendra Modi came to a conclusion that cross border terrorism supported by Pakistan, was the main cause of unrest in the valley.
According to official sources, former prime minister Manmohan Singh assured the government of India, on the behalf of Congress, that they will provide ‘full-cooperation’ to restore peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
“We have given our suggestions on the issue of unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and now it is the responsibility of government bring the situation under control in violence hit Kashmir,” CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury told reporters.
The meeting lasted for four hours and was called by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh after a debate in Rajya Sabha earlier this week.
It may be mentioned that Kashmir has been on the boil for more than a month with thousands injured and over 50 killed during protests against the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.