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Indian-American lawmaker introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has introduced a Congressional resolution on Kashmir urging India to end as swiftly as possible restrictions on communications and preserve religious freedom for all residents. The resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal, has only one co-sponsor - Republican Congressman Steve Watkins from Kansas. It s a simple resolution, which cannot be voted in the other chamber, Senate, and does not has the force of law. Ahead of the introduction of the resolution, Indian-Americans from across the US urged her in various settings against it. Her office is believed to have received more than 25,000 emails from Indian-Americans in addition to in-person meetings by several representations of Indian-Americans. Indian-Americans held peaceful demonstrations outside her office against her move to table the resolution on Kashmir. The resolution urges India to lift the remaining restrictions on ...


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