Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju ‘saluted Indian patriots in London’ after clashes erupted as British Lord called for Azad Kashmir on Friday.
On the occasion of Republic-Day, Lord Nazir Ahmed, from the House of Lords to held a ‘black day’ protest, which was attempted to be countered by Indian groups outside the Indian High Commission in London.
Hundreds of demonstrators led by Lord Nazir called for independence for Kashmir as well for Khalistan.
“Salute to the Indian patriots in London. The miniscule fringe elements can’t dent the spirit of India. We are all one from Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland to Rann of Kutch, Kanyakumari to Punjab,” said Kiren Rijiju in a tweet.
Salute to the Indian patriots in London. The miniscule fringe elements can’t dent the spirit of India. We are all one from Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland to Rann of Kutch, Kanyakumari to Punjab. https://t.co/NYvXk4larj
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) January 27, 2018
Declaring India to be a rogue nation run by terrorists, President World Kashmir Freedom Movement (WKFM) Muzzammil Ayyub Thakur and President Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK Fahim Kayani had slammed the government of India’s shameful record on human rights violations.
The protest included five vans wrapped in posters depicting Indian crimes and driven around London to highlight Indian brutality in Kashmir, Punjab, Nagaland, Assam, Manipur and against Dalits.
Lord Nazir, British Friends of Kashmir and other community leaders were involved in the innovative campaign and protest. Further protests and seminars were conducted simultaneously across UK and Europe by Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK.