'No Locus Standi,' Says India Over China's Comments On Reorganisation Of Jammu And Kashmir

Anurag Srivastava suggested China to not touch upon “inside affairs of different nations” (File)

New Delhi:

India on Wednesday hit out at China for calling the reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir as “unlawful and invalid” and asserted that Beijing doesn’t have any locus standi on the matter.

Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava mentioned China is suggested to not touch upon the interior affairs of different nations.

“We’ve got famous the feedback of the Chinese language MFA spokesperson on the Indian Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese language facet has no locus standi in any way on this matter and is suggested to not touch upon the interior affairs of different nations,” he mentioned.

India’s response got here hours after a Chinese language International Ministry spokesperson mentioned in Beijing that any unilateral change to the established order of Jammu and Kashmir is against the law and invalid.

The Chinese language spokesperson made the feedback following a query by a Pakistani correspondent on the completion of 1 yr of the revocation of particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and its bifurcation into two union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

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