ISLAMABAD-Indian government’s highly negative behaviour and rude attitude towards Pakistan is once again on the high as they looked all set to deny Pakistan Junior Hockey team from taking part in Junior World Cup Hockey Tournament, set to be held in India next month.

Highly-placed sources have confirmed to The Nation that Indian High Commission in Islamabad is using delaying tactics and have adopted go slow policy in issuing visas to Pakistan junior hockey team players to ensure Pakistan team missed out from participating in the mega event.

Sources said that India is looking and doing all they can to include Malaysia in place of Pakistan for the Junior World Cup Hockey that will start from December 8. The FIH had set the deadline of November 26 to Pakistan Hockey Federation to confirm or deny their participation in the event. But Indian High Commission in Islamabad failed to release visas to Pakistani team members and officials. PHF Secretary Shahbaz Senior said: “It is quite strange that India is the Junior World Hockey Cup host and they are not issuing visas. We had deposited passports with Indian High Commission some 15 days back, but despite lapse of so many days, they had yet to return passports. Now things will be cleared on 28th as Sunday is off day and may be they issue visas on Monday.” Shahbaz urged the FIH to interfere and ensure India must issue visas to Pakistan Hockey team or else strict action must be taken against anti-sports policies of so-called champions of democracy.