Separatist organisation demands UN intervention on Kashmir dispute

February 21st, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, ANI (National): A Kashmir separatist outfit- Democratic Political Movement (DPM) on Saturday took out a march to the United Nations office here, seeking its help to end the Kashmir dispute.
DPM chairman Firdous Ahmed said the protesters wanted to submit a memorandum to the UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon to pressurize the Indian Government to speed up a solution of Kashmir issue.
There are several youths languishing in jails and their trials are not conducted in courts. Thus we staged this demonstration and wish to make an appeal to the United Nations. We want to urge the UNs secretary to pressurize Indian government to fasten the process of finding a solution of Kashmir issue, Ahmed said.
India and Pakistan have fought two of their three wars since independence over the disputed area of Kashmir.
New Delhi has put a pause on that dialogue after last November’’s Mumbai attacks, in which 179 people were killed. (ANI)

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