India criticises the US congress woman Ilham Omar also accuses her of violating India’s sovereignity by go an area which is now illegally occupied by Kashmir. The region PoK has been a politically controversial topic with both sides claiming to own the region.
Ilham Omar criticized by Indian officials
The US congress woman IIhan Omar is a somalian born US lawmaker. Her visit to Pakistan to meet the current Prime Minister and going to the LoC region was highly criticised by the Indian Government. During her visit to Pakistan, she met with the current Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif along with the leader from the opposition – Imran Khan. In order to assess the ground reality of the Pakistan and Kashmir issue she visited the LoC region Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
As per reports from Arindam Bagchi he said, “if such a politician wishes to practice her narrow minded politics at home, that may be her business. But violating our territorial integrity and sovereignity in its pursuits makes it ours. This visit is condemnable.”
Iiham Omar is the first woman from the muslim community to be elected in the congress. Her visit to Pakistan was mainly to assess the situation after the over throw of the Imran Khan govt. She held many meetings with the officials of human rights council to address the violations of rights from Jammu & Kashmir. The present Prime Minister of Pakistan highlighted the violation of human rights of the people in Kashmir and has encouraged on the peaceful measures to promote social progress.
Ilham Omar had earlier called out to the Joe Biden administration for reasons of not criticising the Indian Government on grounds of human rights violation in Kashmir.