"The old arrangement in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh encouraged corruption, nepotism but there was injustice when it came to rights of women, children, Dalits, tribal communities", Modi said, speaking from New Delhi's Mughal-era Red Fort to mark 72 years of India's independence from British rule.
Moreover, four Pakistan Army soldiers have also been martyred in unprovoked Indian fire along the LoC since Thursday which was retaliated effectively resulting in the killing of five Indian troops, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Gulf Arab countries may also be wary of supporting Kashmiri rights because it centers on "people's right to their own freedoms", said Hafsa Kanjwal, a Kashmiri American assistant professor of South Asian history at Lafayette College.
But he said, "Russia will not object if it is a closed-door meeting" since "We need to discuss first among ourselves since it has been a long time UNSC has touched on this file".
The troops were deployed to prevent unrest and protests over the August 5 decision to strip the territory of its special constitutional status.
India has categorically maintained before the worldwide community that its move to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter and has advised Pakistan to accept the reality.
Pakistan has launched a diplomatic offensive aimed at reversing the order and formally asked the United Nations Security Council late Tuesday to hold an emergency session to address India's "illegal actions".
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the continued clampdown in Indian-administered Kashmir and warned his counterpart, Narendra Modi, that "no nation can be defeated militarily when it rises for independence".
Critics see the move as an attempt by Modi's Hindu-nationalist government to shift the demographics of Muslim-majority Kashmir by allowing Hindu people to settle there.
"Mr Khan said: "'The Pakistani army has solid information that they (India) are planning to do something in Pakistani Kashmir, and they are ready and will give a solid response". A clearly exasperated Khan further warned the global community that if it didn't act against India, there will be "severe repercussions and reactions in the Muslim world setting off radicalisation and cycles of violence".
"Whichever forum we get, I will be the ambassador and bring up Kashmir at every forum", Khan said.
"Since 1947 Kashmir has been struggling to be free from India".
Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan but claimed by both in its entirety.