Over four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced support to freedom-seeking people of Balochistan province in Pakistan, different government agencies remain divided on what to do next
Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's application seeking political asylum in India has been referred to security agencies for vetting before a final decision by the Union Cabinet.
Pakistan has said it will approach Interpol for the extradition of Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti who has sought political asylum in India.
Pakistan on Friday warned India that by granting asylum to Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti, it will become an "official sponsor of terrorism".
Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's application seeking political asylum in India was on Thursday received by the Home Ministry which is examining it. "We have received Bugti's application for political asylum and it is under examination," a Home Ministry official said.
Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti, grandson of Nawaz Akbar Khan Bugti, is set to get Indian citizenship after long negotiations with Indian authorities,
Three separatist Baloch leaders, Brahamdagh Bugti, Harbiyar Marri and Banuk Karima Baloch, were booked by the Pakistan police for allegedly supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statements on Balochistan.