Muzaffarabad: The members of the ‘Azad’ Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly demonstrated against the Indian firing alone the Line of Control and submitted a memorandum to the United Nations observers on Tuesday.
The members of both ruling and opposition benches, led by prime minister Choudhary Abdul Majeed, first assembled at Chattar Assembly Hall Chowk and then marched to the office of United Nations Military Observers Group to present the memorandum.
The members were shouting anti-India slogans. Leader of opposition Raja Farooq Haider Khan and speaker Sardar Ghulam Sadiq were among the protesters.
The memorandum handed over to the observers is addressed to UN General Secretary Ban-Ki moon and condemns the Indian firing along the LOC, which has claimed the lives of half a dozen civilians.
Addressing the legislators, Majeed and Khan said India was “hell bent on starting a war in the region but its plans will be foiled”.
They warned that Pakistan will respond in a “befitting manner if a war imposed on it because Pakistan is a nuclear power and will not be cowed down by Indian threats”.