Nawab of Junagarh, Muhammad Jahangir Khanji has made a clear statement that Junagadh will soon become a part of Pakistan. While addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said:
” The city in the Indian state of Gujarat will soon become a part of Pakistan”.
As per details, Nawab Khanji urged the United Nations (UN) to play its role in the liberation of Junagarh from Indian occupation.
Nawab hailed Pakistan’s efforts
He also appealed to Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan to become its ambassador. As he did in the case of Kashmir to highlight the issue of liberation from New Delhi’s illegal rule at all international forums.
Nawab further said a secretariat of Junagarh should be established in Islamabad to bring the princely state closer to Pakistan. Also, he told the participants that November 9 was observed as a black day as on this day in 1947 India occupied the territory of Junagarh.
“The occupation was against the international law and norms,” he said, adding that a living nation should remember its history and act accordingly.
He said that Pakistan took the case of occupation of Junagarh to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
He vowed to continue the struggle for the liberation of Junagarh.
“I will not rest and will not stay quiet till I have achieved my goal of the liberation of Junagarh,” he said.
Relationship between Junagarh and Pakistan
Nawab recalls the times when his grandfather visited Pakistan and held a meeting with Quaide Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. His grandfather visited in 1947 and during his visit, he decided o accede the state to Pakistan.
Unfortunately, the treaty of accession was ratified by the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan.
In the absence of his grandfather, India landed its troops and occupied the territory of Junagarh on November 9, 1947.
The Nawab said that after the creation of India and Pakistan, the sovereign rulers of the states provided with the right of choice to stay independent or accede to India or Pakistan.
The Nawab said that Junagarh was part of Pakistan and it would remain so.
Junagarh had a territory of 4,000 square miles and a 100-mile coastline along the Arabian Sea with many ports. Among the 562 princely states in the sub-continent, Junagarh was the sixth richest and a welfare state. Which provided free education to its citizens and took responsibility to provide healthcare facilities to all of them.
He said that Hindu and Muslim communities in Junagarh still expressed their loyalties to the Nawab of Junagarh. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi should know that Junagarh would be part of Pakistan, he said.
He said it was a dream of the Quaid-i-Azam and his grandfather that Junagarh should be part of Pakistan.
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