Pakistan expresses concerns over idea of Akhand Bharat being increasingly peddled by ruling Indian dispensation.

Pakistan has expressed grave concerns over the idea of Akhand Bharat being increasingly peddled by the ruling Indian dispensation.

At her weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said that a mural installed at the new parliament building in New Delhi depicts the so called ancient India including areas that now constitute parts of Pakistan and other regional countries. She said we are appalled at the statements being made by some BJP politicians including the Union Minister linking the mural with Akhand Bharat. This assertion is a manifestation of expansionist mindset that seek to subjugate the ideology and culture not only of India's neighbors but also its religious minorities.

The spokesperson advised the Indian politicians not to indulge in rhetoric against other countries. She said instead of nurturing hegemonic and expansionist designs, India should resolve disputes with its neighbors for a peaceful and prosperous South Asia.

The spokesperson said Pakistan is deeply concerned over India's latest move seeking the death penalty for prominent Kashmiri leader Yasin...

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