Talks with 47 nations, PoK: How India has prepared to take on Pakistan at UNHRC session on Kashmir

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India has engaged with all 47 member nations of the UNHRC to discuss the Kashmir trouble beforehand of the session. India has a strategy in place to take on Pakistan and its claims of human rights violations in Kashmir.
HIGHLIGHTS:
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister will lead the delegation at UNHRC to talk about Kashmir
India will be led by means of UN ambassador and former envoy to Pakistan
India has also devised a special format and spoke to forty seven UNHRC international locations on Kashmir issue

India has drawn a specific Plan of Action (PoA) to counter Pakistan on the trouble of Kashmir at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session that begins Monday. The forty second session of the UNHRC will take area on September 9-13 in Geneva.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi himself is leading the Pakistani delegation and is slated to talk on Tuesday in Geneva. Pakistan is all set to rake up the issue of Kashmir and the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.
India on its phase will have a secretary stage professional leading the delegation. He would be assisted through India’s ambassador to the United Nations, Rajiv Kumar Chander and Ajay Bisaria, who was once the Indian envoy to Pakistan till Islamabad downgraded ties and expelled him on August 5.
With Pakistan all set to move a resolution on Kashmir at the forum, India is prepared to present a counter offensive. The concept is no longer only to counter Pakistan’s go but additionally to put Islamabad on check concerning the human rights situation in Pakistan, state of affairs of the minorities and worries related to blasphemy laws. India and human rights corporations would additionally be elevating the problem of violations in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), Pakistan’s pass to separate Gilgit-Baltistan from PoK and the human stipulations there.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has engaged with all 47 member states of the UNHRC, together with China. The European bloc constitutes an necessary part of the human rights court cases and India has seen the absolute best stage of engagements.
While External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited Hungary closing month, there have been other leadership visits to the region, which include the scheduled go to of President Ram Nath Kovind to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia on September 9-13.
While India hopes to get aid from some of the member states from the European bloc such as Italy, Spain, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech Republic; India is additionally enticing international locations that are now not cutting-edge contributors of UNHRC but are magnificent influencers in the area like Norway, Belgium and Netherlands.
Sources say, India expects support from Japan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Egypt, South Africa, some other African nations, Australia, whilst it stays engaged with many others. The West Asian Muslim bloc is also very important. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Qatar are necessary votes for India.
This comes weeks after a closed-door consultation used to be held at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York where Pakistan failed to get a unanimous announcement on the difficulty of abrogation of key provisions of Article 370. The one u . s . a . that came out and sided with Pakistan was their all-weather pal China. But the pretext for opposing abrogation of Article 370 was that it affected India-China boundary query in Ladakh. Russia, France, US and UK have backed India in the consultations.
While the overseas offices of both sides have engaged the envoys of a variety of nations in New Delhi and Islamabad, currently India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval held a one-of-a-kind briefing for the South Asian nations barring Pakistan and for overseas journalists to apprise them of the internal situation in Kashmir and measures being taken to bring normalcy to the Valley.
India’s focal point in Geneva will be to make certain most aid for New Delhi during the procedural vote on Pakistan-sponsored debate on Kashmir at the UNHRC. Mere help in spirit will now not do. Therefore, India is working all the traces to ensure minimum abstentions from quarters that assist India.

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