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Mar 15, 2013 at 02:38pm IST

Live: Parliament condemns Pak move on Afzal, says J&K is a part of India

New Delhi: 2:35 pm: BJP leader Blabir Punj says, "By adopting their resolution, they (Pakistan) have openly admitted they encourage terror."

2:33 pm: Rajya Sabha Speaker Hamid Ansari reads out resolution, says the resolution has been adopted unanimously. "Any attempt of any quarter to interfere with any affairs of India will not allowed. This resolution is adopted unanimously," says Ansari.

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2:30 pm: Full text of the resolution reads:

"This House totally rejects the resolution passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan on March 14, 2013. The House notes that Pakistan has committed that it would not allow its territory to be used for terrorism against India and only fulfillment of this statement can be the basis for peaceful relations with Pakistan.

The House rejects interference in the internal affairs of India and calls upon the National Assembly of Pakistan to desist from such acts of support for extremist and terrorist elements.

The House reiterates that the entire State of Jammu and Kashmir including the territory under illegal occupation of Pakistan is and shall always be an integral part of India. Any attempt from any quarter to interfere in the internal affairs of India will be met with resolutely and with complete unity of our nation."

2:09 pm: BJP leader Jaswant Singh says, "We need not behave in a way that Pakistan does."

1:35 pm: Speaker Meira Kumar says, "House rejects the interference into internal affairs of India. The entire J&K including the illegally occupied part of Kashmir is and shall always be an integral part of India."

1:33 pm: Speaker Meira Kumar moves draft resolution in the House rejecting Pakistan move on Afzal Guru's hanging.

1:30 pm: Government draft resolution on Pakistan ready.

1:12 pm: External Affairs Minsiter Salman Khurshid, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath and Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde meet Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to discuss draft resolution against Pakistan National Assembly statement on Afzal Guru's execution.

12:59 pm: BSP Supremo Mayawati says, "Every country has a right to run its govt according to its wishes. We prosecuted Guru as per our Constitution and I condemn the interference by Pakistan on this issue."

12:49 pm: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajiv Shukla says, "We don't want to go with what the BJP says. During their days Parliament was attacked and so many militant attacks happened."

12:34 pm: Government calls off Indo-Pak bilateral hockey series, say sources.

12:29 pm: BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi says, "The government is responsible for Srinagar attack. They should not have entered into talks with Pakistan without eradicating terror as an issue. Had the Prime Minister been firm, we wouldn't be in this situation."

12:01 pm: Yashwant Sinha to stand to condemn resolution from Pakistan assembly. All parties likely to join in. Resolution being drafted that will give a sense of the House.

11:38 am: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut says, "This is a slap on our face by Pakistan. This is not the first time it is happening. It is time that we put an end to such incidents."

11:33 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till noon over Pakistan resolution on Afzal Guru.

11:30 am: Lok Sabha Speaker assures members that the government will respond to their concerns. However, the uproar continues.

11:16 am: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajiv Shukla says, "Everyone in Parliament agrees, Pakistan should not have made such a resolution and we condemn it. We are willing for a debate on this."

11:11 am: Arun Jaitley says, "The Prime Minister and the Finance Minister should explain their position on this issue."

11:09 am: Arun Jaitley says, "The polity condoned the action of sentencing. The beheading of our soldiers, bomb blasts in Mumbai and the attack in Srinagar. This clearly now shows Pakistan's intentions."

11:06 am: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley says, "It is an official statement that comes from the combined polity of Pakistan. It is an official stamp of approval on the worst terrorist attack that took place in India."

11:04 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:30 am over the Pakistan assembly resolution against Afzal Guru's hanging.

10:59 am: BJP President Rajnath Singh says, "We must lodge a strong protest against Pakistan at the international level. We must scale down diplomatic efforts with Pakistan and suspend all confidence building measures. They have no meaning."

10:53 am: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha says, "I gave a notice in Lok Sabha to suspend Question Hour and hold discussion on this issue."

10:50 am: Jammu and Kashmir state BJP and Panthers Party stage walkout from J&K assembly over Pakistan National Assembly resolution on Afzal Guru.

The BJP has targeted the government over the Pakistan assembly resolution against Afzal Guru's hanging. The BJP has demanded that India should suspend dialogue with Pakistan. The party also staged a walkout in the J&K assembly on Friday.

Pakistani Parliament had condemned Afzal Guru's execution and demanded that his body be returned to his family. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan has no jurisdiction over action taken by the Government of India against terror activities committed on Indian soil. "It's a matter within the jurisdiction of India. It just seems that this unwholesome interest in something that is a sordid tale of terrorist activities on our country is not a very pleasant thing and I don't think we should be reacting more than that. In their Assembly they should address matters of their country and they should let our Assembly address matters of our country," Khurshid said.

The parliamentary resolution further said the international community should not remain as silent spectators in efforts to find a solution to the Kashmir dispute. It said steps should be taken to implement the United Nations Security Council's resolutions on the Kashmir issue. The resolution called for an end to alleged killings in Jammu and Kashmir and the removal of the Army from towns and cities of the Kashmir Valley. It further said all prisoners should be freed, "black laws" repealed and curfew withdrawn from the region.

Meanwhile, the political class of India also reacted sharply to Pakistan's resolution. "Pakistan has no business whatsoever to interfere with India or the legal process in India. We are a mature democracy and we have full faith in our legal system," BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said.

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