Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti feels that Muslims are more safe in India than anywhere else. Addressing an event in her state, Mehbooba said, “Aaj kal ke waqt mein agar duniya ke kisi koney mein humare musalmaan secure hain, toh wo humare mulk ke andar hain. (Today if muslims are secured anywhere in the World, it’s in India. )
Talking about the Indus Valley Treaty which the Indian government is mulling to revoke, Mufti said that Jammu has suffered lossed due to the agreement. “Indus waters treaty benefits both India and Pakistan, but Jammu and Kashmir faces losses. Want compensation”, said Mehbooba, adding, ” Had it in agenda of alliance as well that we should get compensation for the losses, whether its power projects or a raise in shar.”
On India boycotting SAARC summit to be held in Islamabad in November, Mufti said. “Pak mein SAARC hone wala tha, aur mujhe umeed thi ki PM ko wahan jaane ka mauka milega. Par kaise jaayein?Kin haalaat mein jaayein?(SAARC was to happen in Pakistan and I had hopes that our PM will get an opportunity to go there but how will he go? Under what circumstances will he go there?”)
“Today, many things are being talked about. There is a talk of IWT… We are facing losses on account of IWT. We should get compensation and we cannot ask Pakistan for that but our own country. Whatever we get, be it our power projects or anything, we should get,” she said at a function here.
“There have been so many wars, but IWT wasn’t touched because both the countries benefited from our resources, even as J and K suffered losses,” Mehbooba said while speaking at the launch of PM Ujwala Yojana.
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