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Updated: July 28, 2010 18:58 IST

Elements in Pakistan provoking J&K protests: Maken

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A masked Kashmiri protester in Srinagar. The Government claims some elements in Kashmir are fuelling the protests in the valley. Photo: AP
AP A masked Kashmiri protester in Srinagar. The Government claims some elements in Kashmir are fuelling the protests in the valley. Photo: AP

"The statements of All Party Hurriyat Conference (Abbas) and All Party Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) in the media and LeT across the border in this regard are documented," Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken informed the Rajya Sabha

The Government today said it was aware of anti-India elements based in Pakistan provoking the people of Jammu and Kashmir with the support of certain sections of secessionist groups based in the state.

Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken informed the Rajya Sabha that these anti-India elements were provoking people on various pretexts to arouse public sentiments.

“The statements of All Party Hurriyat Conference (Abbas) and All Party Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) in the media and LeT across the border in this regard are documented,” he said.

Mr. Maken said the average annual quantum of arms and ammunition and money coming to Kashmir cannot be quantified but during 2009, Rs. 76,84,600 in cash and cheques worth Rs. 50,000 had been seized, which was being carried through hawala channels and cases have been registered.

During 2009, 668 AK-47 and 56 other arms, 1,142 Magazines, 59,333 rounds of ammunitions including RPG Ammunition, explosive material including RDX, Pakistani currency, fake currency, remote control panels and other gadgetry were recovered from militants.

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