Pakistan on Friday flatly rejected India’s ‘deliberate attempts’ of falsification before the survey and “open manipulation” in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
This was stated by the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Asim Iftikhar. in a statement that: ” latest announcement of admitting even temporary residents in occupied territory for registration as voters is clear manifestation of insidious Indian design influence the result of so-called elections in IIOJK”.
He confirmed the Pakistani complete refusal of India steps aimed at converting the Muslim majority in IIOJK is in the minority.
“Despite the reprehensible measures that followed the illegal and unilateral actions of August 5, 2019 India will not be able to break the will of Kashmiri people or mislead world community” added Iftikhar.
The FI spokesman urged the Indian government refrain from all activities in IIOJK who violate international law, the UN Charter and the 4th Geneva Convention.
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The application came a few days after the main voter of occupied valley told reporters that more than two million new Voters expected to be registered in in region forthcoming of local polls in November.
new registrants could increase the number of voters by more than a third, adding to the existing 7.6 million voters in in region.
“We are waiting for replenishment of (two to 2.5 million) new voters in in final list”, said Hirdesh Kumar, including non-Kashmiris living in in region.
locals also afraid rule changes will allow Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change demographics of in the region, crushing a decades-old freedom movement.