British EU MP gives an embarassing blow to Indian government over planned drama visit to Occupied Kashmir
ISLAMABAD - British EU MP gives an embarassing blow to Indian government over planned drama visit to Occupied Kashmir.
European Union MP has refused from visiting Kashmir after he expressed the desire to "travel freely, unaccompanied".
Chris Davies, Member of the European Parliament for North West England, was a part of the group of EU MPs who were invited to visit Kashmir to see the situation on the ground.
Davies was invited by a Women's Economic and Social Think Tank (WESTT)to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 28 and then continue his journey to Kashmir ending with a press conference on the October 30 but was refused to visit under Indian plan.
Responding to India Today's TV email query, Chris Davies said, "On October 8, I told WESTT that I was happy to accept the invitation on the condition that during my time in Kashmir, I would be free to go wherever I wish, and talk to whoever I wish, unaccompanied by military, police or security forces but accompanied by journalists."