As long as violence continues in Kashmir, Britain will never be able to clear itself of its bloody colonial past
Ground Report | New Delhi: China on Friday took an unusual diplomatic step, blaming Britain for India’s troubles over Kashmir. At the same time China also criticized Britain on many other issues. China made a number of tweets in the matter, with Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for the Chinese government, attacking Britain and the system of British imperialism in the past in relation to India and Kashmir. China also said that as long as violence continues in Kashmir, Britain will never be able to clear itself of its bloody colonial past.
Lijian tweeted an article published in Xinhua News Agency, China ‘s largest and most influential government media, tweeting, “If British India was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, Kashmir was a crack on it, and the time came. But finally this gem fell and fell on the ground. ‘ Xinhua is an official state-run press agency, headed by members of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Opinion Peace, published by the agency, is considered Beijing’s official statement, even though the CCP never accepts it.
Lijian is the deputy director and spokesperson of the Department of Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Zhao, an outspoken and avid diplomat, is quite active on Twitter, the banned US micro-blogging site in China. Sharing this article on Friday, he further tweeted, ‘The British Empire collapsed, but the politics of both countries dissolved the poison of hate for decades. This land was once as famous as the Kashmiri Sapphire found here, but it has been given many wounds. Due to the greed of the imperialists, there have been cracks in it, which have been watered by the tears of the scared and frightened people. ‘
Zhao also said that as long as violence continues in Kashmir , Britain will never be able to clear itself of its bloody colonial past. The basis of this approach by the Chinese spokesperson is the book ‘The Nation’ by Retired Justice Markandey Katju of India.