ndia on Tuesday rejected the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) statements on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, as it has no locus standi to comment on matters related to the region, while regretting that the OIC continues to allow itself to be exploited by Pakistan to indulge in anti-India propaganda.
Expressing India’s right to reply to statements made by Pakistan and OIC at the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC), Pawankumar Badhe, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of India, according to ANI said: “Pakistan’s deliberate misuse of this august forum for its malicious propaganda against India, aimed at diverting the attention of the Council from its own serious violations of human rights, has remained a constant.”
“We reject the reference to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the statement of the OIC. It has no locus standi to comment on matters related to Jammu and Kashmir, which is an integral and inalienable part of India. It is regrettable that OIC continues to allow itself to be exploited by Pakistan to indulge in anti-India propaganda,” he added.