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Political map of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh


Within the maps, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is a part of the newly created Union Territory.

The Pakistan authorities on Sunday rejected the most recent political maps issued by India, which confirmed all the Kashmir area as its half, calling them “incorrect and legally untenable”.

India on Saturday launched contemporary maps of newly created Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh and the map of India depicting these UTs.

Within the maps, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is a part of the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, whereas Gilgit-Baltistan is within the UT of Ladakh.

In an announcement on Sunday, the Pakistan International Workplace mentioned, “(The political maps) displaying Jammu and Kashmir area and looking for to depict components of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir throughout the territorial jurisdiction of India, are incorrect, legally untenable, void and in full violation of the related United Nations Safety Council Resolutions”.

“Pakistan rejects these political maps, that are incompatible with the United Nations’ maps,” the International Workplace mentioned.

Pakistan mentioned that no step by India can change the “disputed” standing of Jammu and Kashmir, which has been “recognised by the United Nations”.

It mentioned such measures by the Authorities of India can not prejudice the inalienable proper to self-determination of the individuals of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The International Workplace mentioned Pakistan would proceed supporting the legit wrestle of the individuals of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir for exercising their proper to self-determination in accordance with the related UN Safety Council Resolutions.

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The contemporary maps had been launched after the Indian authorities bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh — in accordance with the Indian authorities’s August 5 announcement revoking the state’s particular standing underneath Article 370.