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Gilgit Baltistan is an integral part of J&K: Junaid Qureshi

Junaid Qureshi, son of Kashmiri separatist leader Hashim Qureshi, on Friday said that Gilgit Baltistan is an integral part of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan has no right to divide the state.

"Gilgit Baltistan (region) is an integral part of (India's) Jammu and Kashmir state. Pakistan has no right to divide the state further and sell its resources under false rubric of infrastructure development," Junaid Qureshi said, adding that the "state is not for sale."

Qureshi who also heads European Foundation for South Asian Studies, was speaking at the United Nation's Geneva convention on Friday.

Supreme Court allows lawyers elected as lawmakers to practice in courts

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Frame law to bar tainted politicians from contesting polls: SC to Parliament

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Heavy rains destroy paddy crops in Karnal

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Jaitley to discuss banking reforms with PSBs today

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