Srinagar: Terming it “irresponsible and misleading”, Pakistan categorically rejected the statement by Indian Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy regarding an alleged drone attack in Jammu.
“Pakistan calls upon India to refrain from its reprehensible propaganda campaign as no amount of Indian falsehoods can succeed in diverting attention from India’s serious crimes in Indian administered Kashmir,” the Foreign Office statement.
The Foreign Office said while conveniently choosing not to share any evidence, the Indian government had once again leveled serious allegations against Pakistan.
“This is yet another manifestation of the unsubstantiated propaganda and smear campaign against Pakistan that is characteristic of the Indian government and an obliging Indian media,” the statement added.
It said this was a familiar Indian ploy to externalize any blame, use baseless allegations against Pakistan as a smokescreen, and seek to undermine the indigenous struggle for self-determination of the Kashmiri people.
“The latest allegations further confirm what Pakistan has consistently pointed out that the BJP government stages “false flag” operations to malign Pakistan with terrorism-related allegations for narrow political gains,” it said.
Rational consideration of practicality of Jammu drone attack poses questions for Indian construed narrative which uses false flag operation to funnel media hype & public sentiment away from Indian govt’s own shortcomings in Kashmir, Balakot & Ladakh The Foreign Office said the use of Pakistan card either to win an election or to