Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly mulls inviting Arundhati Roy to address House on Kashmir issue

Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly is reportedly considering to inviting Indian novelist and rights activist Arundhati Roy to address the assembly members on ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir by Indian authorities.

Roy had in recent past raised her voice against Indian ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir, inviting flak from several quarters. Kashmir has witnessed widespread violence since July 8, when Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with Indian security forces. Since then, more than 60 civilians have been killed and 3,100 injured.

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