Gautam Gambhir smashes thundering reply on Shahid Afridi's tweet
Hours after the Rajya Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, Shahid Afridi tweeted: "Kashmiris must be given their due rights as per UN resolution. The rights of Freedom like all of us."
"Why was UN created and why is it sleeping? The unprovoked aggression and crimes being committed in Kashmir against humanity must be noted. US President Donald Trump must play his role to mediate," he said.
Replying sharply to his tweet, Gautam Gambhir said, "Afridi is spot on guys. There is 'unprovoked aggression', there are 'crimes against humanity'. He should be lauded for bringing this up."
"Only thing is he forgot to mention that all this is happening in 'Pakistan Occupied Kashmir'. Don't worry, will sort it out son!!! (sic)", the cricketer-turned politician tweeted.
@SAfridiOfficial is spot on guys. There is “unprovoked aggression”, there r “crimes against humanity”. He shud be lauded 👏for bringing this up. Only thing is he forgot to mention that all this is happening in “Pakistan Occupied Kashmir”. Don’t worry, will sort it out son!!! pic.twitter.com/FrRpRZvHQt— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 5, 2019
On Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved the resolution on Article 370 and a separate bill to bifurcate the state into two separate union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
Last week, Trump had offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to solve the impending Kashmir issue. However, New Delhi has maintained that the issue concerned only the two Asian countries and any talks regarding it will take place, only bilaterally, with Islamabad.