January 2005 News

Baglihar Dam To Submerge Doda: Gillani

11 January 2005
The Pakistan Tribune

Srinagar: The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that construction of Baglihar Dam according to India's design will result in submerging the entire Doda district in occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, in a statement issued by APHC headquarters in Srinagar on Tuesday, Syed Ali Gilani supporting Pakistan's stand on the issue said that it totally conforms Kashmiris' stance. He pointed out that the Dam's construction was contrary to the provisions of Indus Water Treaty of 1960. He maintained that India had no justification to continue work on the Dam without Pakistan's approval. The General Secretary of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Ghulam Nabi Sumji, addressing a large number of mourners, at Naugam in the outskirts of Srinagar today said that killing of Kashmiri youth with impunity by Indian troops had become the order of the day. Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, today martyred three Kashmiri youth at Maindher in Poonch.

 

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