Earlier, this issue was raised by Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj who took up the matter with her British counterpart during her visit to London last week. The Million March is planned by anti-India groups from Trafalgar Square in London wih the aim of highlighting the Kashmir issue. The Indian government has also said that repeated ceasefire violation by Pakistan was meant for domestic audience, and India will not succumb to any pressure tactics of this kind. The external affairs ministry has also maintained that passing of resolutions in the parliament of Pakistan is an internal matter of that country, and it does has no effect on the bilateral nature of the Kashmir issue. India however has maintained that it is ready for talks with Pakistan under the provisions of Shimla agreement, and Lahore declaration but in an amicable environment for which steps would have to be taken by both countries.
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