Islamabad-based think tank, Institute of Policy Studies organized the International webinar, where leading experts and think tank’s representatives from USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, UAE, England, Spain, Afghanistan, Russia, Nigeria , Nepal and Bangladesh join the discussion on the topic of ‘India: Past, Present & Future: Perceptions of the Muslim World’.
During online session, Bangladeshi former Mukti Bahini guerilla leader Zainal Abedin said that Indian intelligence agency RAW is actively involved in destabilizing activities the neighbouring South Asian states, like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and give funds to terrorist organizations in order to gain control over the region.
Zainal Abedin, who was trained in India to fight against Pakistan in 1971, cautioned all South Asian countries against trusting India and urged them to form a united alliance to prevent New Delhi from exploiting, subjugating or oppressing them.
“Trusting India was a grave mistake by the Bengali Muslims, because this converted East Pakistan into Bangladesh, which later became an Indian proxy state,” he said, and reminded that India has systematically occupied several formerly princely states including Jammu and Kashmir, Hyderabad, Sikkim, Junagadh and Manavadar since 1947.
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