Pakistan is preparing to take another revenge with India. Gilgit-Baltistan, the controversial area of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Pakistan is planning to declare Gilgit-Baltistan region as its fifth province. This move of Pakistan can increase the concern of India. The reason for this is because the area’s border seems to be in line with Pak-Occupied Kashmir.
Pakistan’s Inter-State Coordination Minister Riyaz Hussain Pirzada told the private TV channel Geo that “decision has been taken on the recommendation of a committee headed by Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz. Pirjada said, “The committee had recommended that Gilgit-Baltistan should be made a province of Pakistan.” He said that to make this area as a territory, it has to amend the Constitution.
Know why India can be worried
Gilgit-Baltistan is an autonomous region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. This is Pakistan’s important political entity. Its borders are Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in the west, Wakhan corridor in Afghanistan in the north, Xinjiang province of China in the northeast, Pok in the south and the south-east Jammu and Kashmir state. The total area of Gilgit-Baltistan is 72,971 sq. Km and the estimated population is approximately one million.