India rejects Pakistan's allegations, says it has not imposed restrictions on pilgrims bound for the country
India on Saturday has said that it did not imposed any restrictions on pilgrims travelling to Pakistan amid heightened tensions between the two nations
New Delhi: India on Saturday has said that it did not imposed any restrictions on pilgrims travelling to Pakistan amid heightened tensions between the two nations following a string of terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley.
Six army mem were killed by terrorists who struck at the sprawling camp of the 36 Brigade of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JKLI) on last week, while two terrorists were killed by security forces after a failed attempt to attack a CRPF camp, ending a 32-hour gunbattle in Srinagar.
"Of course not," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Friday when asked if India had imposed any restriction on pilgrims.
The clarification comes after Pakistan reportedly blamed India for withdrawing visa applications of pilgrims from the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
Last month, the Pakistani prime minister's comments on sexual violence drew severe backlash after he suggested that avoiding 'temptation in society' is the way to prevent sexual violence against women
According to Kashmir Premier League, four players from England and one each from South Africa and Sri Lanka have refused to play in the KPL after being pressured by the BCCI.
After steady rain delayed the start of play by almost three hours and reduced the match to nine overs-per-side, West Indies totalled 85 for five batting first.