India has right to respond to ceasefire violations by Pak.RAJOURI (J&K), September 07, 2009 (Balochistan Times): In the backdrop of recent ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir: see Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir
State (pop., 2001: 10,143,700), northern India. With an area of 39,146 sq mi (101,387 sq km), it occupies the southern portion of the Kashmir region of the northwestern Indian subcontinent and is Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said India has the right to respond to them. It is our right to respond in case of ceasefire violations, he told reporters at an army function here the other day, reported Zee News. He hoped that Pakistan will keep its promise of holding truce along the LoC as it has helped people on both sides. Abdullah said the army will return to the barracks only when the situation improves in the state. Stay of the army depends on the ground situation and as the situation improves the army will definitely go back to barracks in Jammu and Kashmir, he said. Without pointing to any political party or organisation, he alleged that some vested elements were hell-bent upon creating an atmosphere of mistrust against Army and advocating revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act The Special Powers Act came into force in 1971 under orders of Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner as a means of controlling spiralling terrorist activity in Northern Ireland. The Act authorised internment of those suspected to be involved in terrorism. (AFSPA AFSPA Armed Forces Special Powers Act (India)
AFSPA Air Force Security Police Association
AFSPA American Foreign Service Protective Association
AFSPA Air Force Security Police Agency ) and recalling army back to barracks. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP (1) (Plasma Display Panel) See plasma display.
(2) (Policy Decision Point) See COPS and XACML.
(3) (Programmed Data P ) and separatists are demanding revocation of the AFSPA and Disturbed Areas Act (DAA) in Jammu and Kashmir and subsequent troops withdrawal from the state.
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