Brahumdagh Bugti hits out at Pakistan saying, "It is a well-exposed reality that Pakistan is directly or indirectly involved in many terrorist attacks around the world, including in India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh".
Thanking PM Narendra Modi and the people of India for supporting the Baloch national movement in these difficult times and highlighting the issues Balochistan is struggling with, Brahumdagh Bugti, the grandson of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti told Indian Express that he hopes, not only the Indian government but every Indian citizen will support Balochistan in their struggle. “We hope not only the Indian government but every Indian citizen will support our struggle. The Indian media and film industry can play an important role by highlighting the struggle. If the world fails to support them, it loses its only friend in the region ridden with religious extremism and terrorism.”
He also hit out at Pakistan saying, “It is a well-exposed reality that Pakistan is directly or indirectly involved in many terrorist attacks around the world, including in India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh”. He further added that Pakistan has been brutally subjugating the Baloch people since the first day, when it forcibly occupied British Balochistan immediately after its creation and invaded independent Balochistan after nine months. “Pakistan has exploited the Baloch land and natural resources and denied the people their basic human rights… The Baloch people tried to adjust within the Pakistani boundaries but the state always used oppressive measures; now the one and only demand is freedom.”
When asked about the kind of support he seeks from India, and the global community for Balochistan he said, “We expect India to play a role as a responsible neighbour and the world’s largest democracy to intervene in Balochistan and stop genocide. We view the role of India in former East Pakistan with respect and expect it to play the same role for Balochistan. We seek help from all countries but a greater responsibility lies on the shoulders of India to become the Baloch people’s voice in the international community”.