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Gambhir spars with Afridi over Kashmir tweet

August 06, 2019 10:27 IST

'Don't worry, will sort it out son'

BJP MP and former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir 

IMAGE: BJP MP and former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo

East Delhi MP and former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday took a dig at Shahid Afridi, saying the unprovoked aggression and crimes against humanity happening in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) will be sorted.


"@SAfridiOfficial is spot on guys. There is "unprovoked aggression", there are "crimes against humanity". He should be lauded for bringing this up. Only thing is he forgot to mention that all this is happening in "Pakistan Occupied Kashmir". Don't worry, will sort it out son!!!" the former India opener tweeted.

On Monday, hours after the Centre scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that conferred special status to Jammu and Kashmir and barred people from the rest of the country from buying property there, former Pakistan all-rounder Afridi hit out at the United Nations (UN) for its silence and urged the President of the United States, Donald Trump to intervene

"Kashmiris must be given their due rights as per #UN resolution. The rights of Freedom like all of us. Why was @UN created & why is it sleeping? The unprovoked aggression & crimes being committed in Kashmir against #Humanity must be noted. The @POTUS must play his role to mediate," Afridi said.

Shortly after Home Minister Amit Shah tabled the resolution in Rajya Sabha, President Ram Nath Kovind came out with a notification -- The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 that came into force immediately.

Source: ANI