Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said the entire Kashmir region including Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan (currently part of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) belonged to India.

Pakistan is encouraging separatist forces in Kashmir,” Bhagwat said while delivering his annual speech during the 91st foundation day of RSS.

“A large part of Kashmir is free of tension; we must act against those indulging in violence, strict action should be taken,” the RSS chief said.

Bhagwat also backed the gau rakshaks, saying that they operated according to the law.

-With IANS inputs