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PoK belongs to Pak remark: Delhi HC to hear plea against Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah had said that the PoK belongs to Pakistan and the fact would not change no matter how many wars are fought over the issue

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President of National Conference Farooq Abdullah talks to media during the Parliament's monsoon session in New Delhi Photo: PTI

The will today hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking action against Conference president for his reported controversial remarks on

President of Gharib Nawaz Foundation Maulana Ansar Raza filed the petition on November 17, and demanded that Abdullah's passport should be cancelled.

Recently, Abdullah said that the belonged to Pakistan and the fact would not change no matter how many wars are fought over the issue.

Social activist Sukesh Khajuria also filed a complaint with District Magistrate against Abdullah, on the same day, and sought action against him under section 196 of CrPC, which deals with offences against the State and for criminal conspiracy to commit such offence.

A Bihar court has also ordered filing of FIR against on charges of treason over his remarks on

India maintains that the was invaded by Pakistan in 1947.

On February 22, 1994, the Indian Parliament passed a unanimous resolution that demanded "Pakistan must vacate the areas of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, which they have occupied through aggression; and resolves that all attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of India will be met resolutely".

First Published: Tue, November 21 2017. 08:38 IST