Slamming the move by the microblogging site, Pakistan Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari said: "Twitter has really gone too far in becoming mouthpiece of the rogue Modi govt! They sent a notice to our President! In bad taste and simply ridiculous."
The Narendra Modi administration is trying in Jammu and Kashmir a form of restricted democracy, quite distinct from what India’s Constitution provides for. The democratic process in J and K was already at standstill when the Centre scrapped Article 370
In 12 months of lockdown upon shutdown, Kashmiris say their economy has frozen and they are still denied basic rights to justice, freedom of speech and access to the internet
An armed rebellion against Indian rule has raged for decades in Kashmir, and has left tens of thousands dead, mainly civilians. New Delhi accuses Pakistan of arming and training anti-India rebels and sending them across the border to launch attacks on Indian forces.
They demanded that he find his younger brother, who had joined rebels opposing India's presence in the Muslim majority region, and persuade him to surrender or else "face the music."
Since removing several constitutional provisions in August that gave the state of Jammu and Kashmir semi-autonomy, Indian authorities have flooded the Kashmir Valley, the heart of a decades-old armed insurgency, with thousands of additional troops.
Although many curbs, including those on movement have been eased, mobile telephone and Internet connections in the Kashmir valley, home to around seven million people, remain cut off.
People gathered in mosques across Pakistan on Monday to offer special prayers for Eid al-Adha, the second of Islam’s two major religious festivals.
Pakistan’s president has condemned India’s downgrading of Kashmir’s status as a violation of international law and says Pakistan “will not leave Kashmiri people alone.”