Some sections of the American media, particularly the liberal media, is focussed on a perspective on Kashmir that has being “pushed forward” by those that are “inimical” to India’s curiosity, the nation’s ambassador to america has mentioned.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla mentioned New Delhi’s transfer to abrogate Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing final month and bifurcate it into Union territories was finished for the “benefit” of the individuals.
In an interview to PTI, the highest Indian diplomat referred to as Article 370, which gave particular standing to the state, an “anachronistic provision” that was “stifling the economy and encouraging the inflow of Pakistani terrorism”.
“Unfortunately, some of the media in the United States — particularly the liberal media— have, for reasons of their own, chosen not to provide this perspective, which is very important,” Shringla mentioned. “Instead (they have) focused on a perspective that has been pushed forward by those who are inimical to our interest.”
Mr. Shringla mentioned he and the Indian Embassy right here had began a large outreach to the members of the Congress, senators and the think-tank group concerning the factual positions on India.
In response to the Indian ambassador, the latest modifications in Kashmir would convey change for the higher and within the pursuits of the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. It should assist them get rights which have been “denied to them for a lot of many years“.
“That’s the perspective that we try to convey throughout,” mentioned Mr. Shringla, who had posted a prolonged video on YouTube final week to mirror on the “real reasons” for modifications within the standing of Jammu and Kashmir.
“As we go along, this perspective — with the restoration of services, more than 90 per cent of Jammu and Kashmir being free of any restrictions without any violence, without any shot being fired — are important signals to the international community that a lot is being done in a manner that is in the best interest of the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” he mentioned.