Protest in Bangladesh Over India’s Kashmir Stance

Hundreds of Bangladeshi protesters took to the streets of Dhaka to protest neighbouring India’s decision to scrap special status for occupied Kashmir.

Many of those joining the protest outside Bangladesh’s national mosque were members of the Islamist political party Islami Andolan Bangladesh

Leading party member Maulana Zakaria addressed the crowd, saying the move by India has “hurt and angered the global Muslim community”. He added It is a malicious attempt to turn Muslim majority into minority in occupied Kashmir, which Indian president has signed a four-point amendment decree in this regard.

The revocation of the articles 370 and 35-A, by Indian government, has allowed other non-Muslim Indian citizens to buy land in the valley

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