Snap trade with India; ban Bollywood films, demands Hafiz Saeed

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Lahore, July 17: Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has asked Pakistan government to snap trade ties with India.

Not only trade but he also sought a ban on Bollywood films in Pakistan in the wake of killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Hafiz Saeed

Burhan Wani was killed along with two other terrorists on July 8 in an encounter at Bumdoora village of Kokernag in Jammu and Kashmir by a joint team of police and Army.

"We don't need potato and onion trade with India," he told a press conference at JuD headquarters in Chauburji in Pakistan".

"Pakistan should call its ambassador back from India and expel its from Islamabad," PTI quoted the LeT founder as saying. He claimed that Pakistan is an advocate of Kashmiris and this gesture will give Kashmiris a boost.

Read More: Pak declares Burhan Wani as 'martyr'

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on July 15 declared slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani as a "martyr" and said July 19 will be observed as black day to express solidarity with people of Kashmir.

Curfew was imposed in the valley on July 9 to control large scale violence following the death of 22 year old Burhan Wani.

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(With inputs from PTI)

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