Asserting that the entire Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of the nation, India on Thursday reiterated that Pakistan had illegally occupied parts of the state, said reports.
At the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, India said that the core problem of Jammu and Kashmir was the terrorism backed by Pakistan.
Whole State of J&K is integral part of India.Pak remains in illegal occupation of part of our territory-India at 34thUNHRC session in Geneva pic.twitter.com/SKLWvevFUZ— ANI (@ANI_news) March 9, 2017
J&K has elected democratic govt that represents all sections of people unlike situation in POK: India at 34th Session of UNHRC in Geneva— ANI (@ANI_news) March 9, 2017
The 34th session of the UNHRC began on February 27. Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid on March 1 said that India was violating UN Security Council resolution by claiming that deteriorating human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir was an internal affair.
According to reports, Hamid had disputed India's statement that the Kashmir issue was about cross-border terrorism.