Up to date: Sunday, October 18, 2020, 10:54 [IST]
New Delhi, Oct 18: A day after the Congress pitched for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP Saturday dared it to say so in its manifesto for the Bihar meeting polls and accused it of talking the language of “separatists”.
Senior BJP chief and Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of practising the politics of “dividing society” for amassing votes forward of the Bihar polls, which start from October 28, and asserted that individuals have supported the federal government”s transfer on Jammu and Kashmir.
“Folks have seen how a lot progress has occurred in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. Nonetheless, the Congress is singing the tune of no matter few separatists are there. The Congress has turn into a slender get together and that’s the reason it’s taking stand in opposition to the feelings of individuals within the nation,” he informed reporters.
No matter be the difficulty, the Congress praises Pakistan and China, he alleged whereas taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi.
All the nation has hailed the federal government”s transfer to revoke Article 370, he mentioned.
Congress chief P Chidambaram had mentioned on Friday that his get together resolutely stands for restoration of the standing and rights of the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir, and that the “arbitrary and unconstitutional” selections of the Modi authorities of August 5, 2019 should be rescinded.
The federal government had final yr nullified Article 370, which had given particular rights to the area, and divided the state into two union territories.
BJP president J P Nadda had attacked the Congress for its stand and tweeted Friday night time, “Since Congress has no good governance agenda to speak about, they’re again to their ”Divide India” soiled methods earlier than Bihar elections. Shri Rahul Gandhi praises Pakistan and Shri Chidambaram says Congress needs Article 370 to return! Shameful!”
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