Up to date: Oct 12, 2019 06:14 IST
London [UK], Oct 12 (ANI): After an argument broke out on Thursday over its members assembly Labour Occasion chief Jeremy Corbyn, Indian Abroad Congress (IOC) has clarified in a press release that that they had in reality expressed concern and condemned the Kashmir decision handed on the Labour Occasion annual convention.
“We expressed our concern and condemned the Kashmir decision handed at Labour Occasion annual convention and likewise our Spokesperson Sudhakar Goud made it clear that J&Okay is an integral a part of India, no intervention from outdoors might be accepted,” a press release undersigned by Sudhakar Goud, Spokesperson, IOC UK mentioned.
Asserting that the IOC staff met Corbyn solely as per an invite from the Labour Occasion president, the assertion learn, “IOC has additionally raised issues close to the safety state of affairs regarding Indian communities in UK, Eg: current assault on Indian Excessive Fee through the independence day celebration, we (Indian Diaspora) imagine that the London Mayor Sadiq Khan was behind these forces.”
In its assertion, the IOC mentioned the foundation explanation for unrest in Kashmir stems out of Pakistan.
“We urged Mr Corbyn to place strain on Pakistan to cease funding, offering coaching to terrorist teams in Pakistan instantly. Primarily based on our discussions with Mr Corbyn, we imagine that there might be an acceptable response addressing the issues raised by IOC close to the Labour celebration Decision on Kashmir together with withdrawal of the decision,” it mentioned.
BJP had on Thursday hit out on the Congress after a delegation of the opposition celebration’s UK representatives met Corbyn and mentioned the “human rights state of affairs in Kashmir”.
Terming it as “appalling” the BJP had mentioned India will give a befitting reply to the Congress for these “shameful shenanigans.”
In the meantime, the Indian Abroad Congress hit again on the “malicious” assertion by the BJP, which it mentioned was “one other try to distract folks from their failures.”
“Our assembly with @jeremycorbyn was held to sentence the Kashmir decision handed by his Occasion & to reiterate that J&Okay is an inner matter & outdoors intervention is not going to be accepted,” the Indian Abroad Congress had tweeted.
Corbyn put out a tweet in regards to the very “productive assembly” he had with the Congress delegation and referred to as for “de-escalation” and finish of “cycle of violence” within the area.
“A really productive assembly with UK representatives from the Indian Congress Occasion the place we mentioned the human rights state of affairs in Kashmir. There should be de-escalation and an finish to the cycle of violence and concern which has plagued the area for therefore lengthy,” the British politician had posted.
On September 26, Britain’s opposition Labour Occasion had handed an emergency decision on Kashmir on the celebration’s annual convention in Brighton which referred to as for the entry of worldwide observers into the area.
The movement was a response to the choice by the federal government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories and withdraw the area’s particular standing underneath Article 370.
Even at the moment, the BJP strongly condemned the transfer and termed it a blatant interference in India’s inner matter.
The UK authorities’s official stance on Kashmir is that it stays a bilateral concern between India and Pakistan.
Final month, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had quoted the Congress whereas launching an assault on New Delhi over the Kashmir concern. He had even talked about the Congress celebration throughout his speech within the UN Common Meeting in New York final month. (ANI)