Kashmir: Gilgit Baltistan people reject GB order 2019, hints to protest for rights

Kashmir: Gilgit Baltistan people reject GB order 2019, hints to protest for rights

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GILGIT: The Awami Action Committee (AAC) Gilgit Baltistan with other   parties finalised all arrangements to hold a massive power show against proposed GB order 2019 on Monday 17 February.

To formulate a strategy to continue their protest against the draconian Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Order 2019 AAC GB is contacting with general masses and all major stakeholders.

The top leadership said the protests could be continued until the 2019 order is revoked and an Act of Parliament passed in its place to give full internal autonomy .

The people of Gilgit Baltistan have sacrificed for the sake of Pakistan for 70-years and this protest is not intended to blackmail anymore.

“We want our right to self-representation. If the [federal] government cannot grant us a provincial status in view of its stance on Kashmir, we’re willing to discuss other possibilities in which the region gets complete autonomy over all legislative subjects except defence, foreign affairs, and communications,” spokesperson AAC said.

The AAC and the joint opposition will held a series of rallies, attracting sizeable crowds, across the region to register their protest against the upcoming GB Order 2019 and loadsheding and other issue of general public.

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