Now, Pakistan Bans Screening Of Indian Films, Post J&K Integration

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India on August 5 revoked provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to withdraw the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Updated On:
Pakistan bans Indian films in Pakistani theatres.

After normalcy being restored in Kashmir, a panicky and isolated Pakistan expelled Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria from the country. As per sources, Pakistan also decided to not send its High Commissioner-designate who was supposed to take charge in August. Among all the actions that Pakistan has been taking against India post the Jammu & Kashmir integration with the country, they have now also gone ahead and banned the screening of Indian films in Pakistan.

"No Indian movie to be screened in Pakistani cinemas and policy is being formulated to ban every sort of Indian cultural content in Pakistan ," said Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.

Meanwhile, Pakistan on Wednesday expelled Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, after it decided to downgrade the diplomatic ties with India over what it called New Delhi's "unilateral and illegal" move to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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"We will call back our ambassador from Delhi and send back their" envoy, foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced in televised comments, while a government statement declared that Pakistan will also suspend bilateral trade. 

NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation in Kashmir

NSA (National Security Advisor) Ajit Doval went to a two-day review visit to the Jammu and Kashmir amid the security conditions in the region. Republic TV has accessed multiple exclusive videos from his visit to the Shopian region, in which the NSA can be seen having lunch with the local citizens of the region. He can be seen interacting with the locals, taking a review of their day-to-day activities and assuring them that the situation is normal in the sector. 

In the eight exclusive videos accessed by Republic TV from Kashmir, NSA Ajit Doval is seen interacting with the local citizens of Shopian region of J&K, and eating food with them in broad daylight on the streets.

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