ABH DHABI: The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded with the highest civilian honour by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday and as Indian government continuing its crackdown in the occupied Kashmir, the human rights violations brews in the area.
In the video and images, which was released by the UAE government, it was shown that the gold medal was personally putting around Modi’s neck by the Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The two posed for the pictures, it was seen that a portrait of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan who was the first president of United Arab Emirates (UAE) after whom the award is named, was displayed on the wall.
After winning the recent election in India, it was the first visit of Modi to Dubai where he was conferred the award at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi.
Lockdown continues in occupied Kashmir
There is a tense lockdown in the occupied Kashmir which is continued for the 20th day after India violate Article 370 of its Constitution that gave a special status to the disputed territory which led to the UAE visit of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi.
The Kashmir territory of the Muslim-majority is claimed by Pakistan and India and there were already three wars been fought for Kashmir since Partition in 1947.
A curfew was implemented since August 5 in the valley by the Indian forces, as fears endured of enormous scale road challenges in the primary city of Srinagar against India’s transition to strip the locale of its special constitutional status.
Occupants in the Muslim-dominant part area have complained of a oppressive environment. Also they are inable to connect with family and friend stressed worried about their prosperity and wellbeing.
The Indian government has set up an extra 500,000 troops to the unsettled district, forcing an exacting correspondences clampdown since Aug 5.
The near-total communications blackout has activated worldwide worry, with a gathering of UN human rights specialists cautioning Thursday it added up to “collective punishment” and gambled fueling provincial pressures.
On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron- the French President met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, revealing to him Paris was watching out for the Kashmir area.