RJD protests distorted India map on UNAIDS site

March 4th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Tuesday demanded that the union government take appropriate action against UNAIDS for putting up an India map on its website depicting Jammu and Kashmir as a separate entity. RJD MP Raghunath Jha raised the issue in the Lok Sabha. He showed the house a copy of the map of India posted on the UNAIDS website in which Jammu and Kashmir has been shown as a separate entity.

He asked the union government to inform the house about action taken on the issue.

Jha was supported by Speaker Somnath Chatterjee who said the issue should be taken up with the organisation concerned. The matter was discussed during zero hour.

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