Congress attacks BJP over ‘deteriorating’ Kashmir situation

"Congress Party demands that BJP should tell the nation about five concrete steps that they have taken towards bringing peace and prosperity to improve the situation in Jammu and Kashmir".

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:June 17, 2017 9:36 pm
Indian army, pakistan army, pakistan military, LoC, Line of Control, cross-border firing, indian posts, indian express Reiterating that the BJP has “failed miserably” the people of Jammu and Kashmir by its actions, the Congress insisted the Centre bring those stone-pelting youngsters misguided by militancy back into the mainstream. ( File Photo)

Attacking the BJP-led NDA government over the “deteriorating” situation in Kashmir, the Congress today demanded it tell the nation about the measures it has taken to ensure peace in the valley. The opposition party’s latest attack on the BJP comes in the wake of killing of six policemen and two civilians in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district yesterday.

Reiterating that the BJP has “failed miserably” the people of Jammu and Kashmir by its actions, the Congress insisted the Centre bring those stone-pelting youngsters misguided by militancy back into the mainstream.

Speaking to reporters here, AICC spokesperson R P N Singh accused the prime minister of having no time to sympathise with the policemen who sacrificed their lives for the nation in the terrorist attack at a time when he tweets about Myanmar plane crash and London attacks among others.

“Congress Party demands that BJP should tell the nation about five concrete steps that they have taken towards bringing peace and prosperity to improve the situation in Jammu and Kashmir,” Singh said in a statement.

Singh also attacked the government for not holding any meeting to discuss the issue of security in Kashmir, alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi, “part time” Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Home Minister Rajnath Singh have no time to hold parleys to bring the situation under control.

“The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir – the head of the coalition government which is responsible for maintaining peace in the state has held no such initiative. Why didn’t these important meetings take place?” he asked.

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    Jitendra
    Jun 22, 2017 at 7:50 pm
    Central Government should start face to face discussion with general public in Kashmir. Appoint representatives/ volunteers which ready for any situation, and try to persuade Kashmiris and say to kashmir public please not angry with us only India can solve your all problem. At the same time govt. should not stop military action. Military control is necessary for control the situation and to fight against terrorists.
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      SR Bhatt
      Jun 18, 2017 at 3:58 am
      nice news nd clipings.
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        V M
        Jun 17, 2017 at 9:57 pm
        congress created Kashmir problem, due to Nehru's attachment to muslim keepers of Mutthiganj brothel setup by British, where Nehru lived till age of 12. Motilal made lot of money defending brothels, who used to steal girls from all places. He thought muslims are strong and Hindus are weak. He stood for his safety.
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