India suffers humiliating defeats as three news show that Modi government faces tough challenges ahead.
India suffers humiliating defeats
Notably, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has decided to sue Indian government for huge business losses.
Kashmir Chambers case against India
According to its estimate, lockdown of valley caused economic losses amounting to least $1.40 billion by September. However, that now exceeded.
Kashmir chamber’s senior vice president Nasir Khan said they would ask the court to appoint an external agency to assess the losses. Because India’s telecoms blackout in the region made it impossible to reach business owners by telephone to prepare estimates.
Therefore, they will drag Indian government to the court of law for said damages.
Indian BJP leader failed to gag Pakistan
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Jolly tried to disrupt Pakistan National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri speech at Asia Pacific Summit, 2019.
The security staff aborted his attempt and took him out. Suri continued to speak about Kashmiris right to self-determination at the summit in Phnom Penh.
HRW letter to US on Kashmir
Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sent a written statement to the US Congress.
It alerted that the India’s abusive tactics and violations of basic human rights have increased support and recruits for militant groups in held Kashmir.
Asia Advocacy Director
Moreover, the HRW’s Asia Advocacy Director John Sifton noted that India had used excessive force to respond to protests by Kashmiris.
Notably, he and others had testified before the US Congress Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission this week.