BJP offers support to Balochistan, castigates Pakistan for unruly behaviour

BJP leader Ravinder Raina described Islamabad as a regular offender and as a country that has no respect for human rights.

By: ANI | Jammu | Updated: August 23, 2016 7:05 pm
balochistan759 India is with Balochistan. Pakistan has always been against pro-freedom leaders,” BJP leader Ravinder Raina said.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has assured the people of Balochistan of its support and castigated Pakistan for brewing unrest in its largest province. It also urged the international community to build pressure on Islamabad to take steps to address the grievances of the former.

Asserting that Pakistan is a place fit for terrorists and not for normal people, BJP leader Ravinder Raina described Islamabad as a regular offender and as a country that has no respect for human rights.

“There are no fundamental rights in Pakistan. Pakistan has always been violating human rights; Pakistan in many instances has murdered humanity. No one can get justice there. The way Balochistan leaders are being arrested and jailed, it is a very big example of a violation of human rights,” claimed Raina.

“The international community should look into the matter and build pressure on Pakistan. It has become difficult for people to live in Pakistan, it is a place for terrorists. India is with Balochistan. Pakistan has always been against pro-freedom leaders,” he added.

According to reports, five cases, including that of sedition, have been registered against three top Baloch nationalist leaders in Pakistan for allegedly backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s supportive words on Balochistan in his August 15 Independence Day speech.

As per reports, Brahamdagh Bugti, Harbiyar Marri and Banuk Karima Baloch were booked under Sections 120, 121, 123 and 353 of the Pakistan Penal Code at five police stations in the Khuzdar area in the restive province following complaints lodged against them, a senior police official said.

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On India’s Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi said that people from areas like Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Balochistan have thanked him for flagging the human rights abuses of their people by Pakistan’s security forces. Modi’s comments were criticised as “crossing a red line” by the Pakistan government, a charge New Delhi rejected.

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    Vivek
    Aug 23, 2016 at 4:54 am
    It is amusing that a BJP leader talks about human rights!
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      Jogeshwar
      Aug 23, 2016 at 3:22 pm
      The way Bangladesh was made independent by India, similarly Balochistan will be made an independent country very soon. Indians support Balochistan freedom fighters. stan has not yet understood India's strength even after losing three 4 wars very badly.
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        Ramesh
        Aug 23, 2016 at 5:25 am
        Raina is neither a top leader nor a spoksesman of BJP. Why give so much importance to what a low level party worker speaks on an international issue ?
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          Gujarati
          Aug 23, 2016 at 5:04 am
          It was India that signed declaration of independence("Instrument of Surrender") for Bangladesh and again it will be India only that will sign declaration of independence for Baloch Nation.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Congress has no right to call itself secular because it was Congress when this country was divided on the basis of religion in 1947. The injustice that was done by Congress to Baloch leader Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan and Baloch people by giving that nation to stan to be ratified.
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