Cancellation of talks with Pak: BJP welcomes move, says India not to tolerate interference

Pakistan is not sending good signals by meeting separatist leaders in India: BJP Secretary.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published: August 18, 2014 8:28 pm

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday welcomed the government’s decision to call off Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan and said India will not tolerate any interference in its internal affairs by the neighbouring country.

Though India wants good ties with its neighbours and had also made a new beginning by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other heads of states of SAARC nations at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in, it will not allow any interference in its internal matters, BJP Secretary Shrikant Sharma said.

“BJP welcomes the decision on cancellation of talks. Though India wants good relations with its neighbours, it will not tolerate any interference in its internal affairs by anyone,” he said.

He said Modi had taken the initiative of inviting Sharif at his swearing-in and wanted good ties with them, but Pakistan has not kept its promise of not interfering in India’s internal matters.

Pakistan is not sending good signals by meeting separatist leaders in India, he said, adding the step has led to the government taking the bold step of cancelling the Foreign Secretary-level talks between the two nations.

Taking a strong note of Pakistan High Commissioner’s meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders, India today called off the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan slated next week and conveyed to the neighbouring country that such things were “not acceptable”.

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  1. A
    May 21, 2015 at 5:37 pm
    Jammu & Kashmir is a disputed territory which is occupied by India illegally. People of J&K are struggling for their right of self determination. To raise the pro stan slogans by Kashmiris is natural. It reflects that how much people of Kashmir love to stan and want freedom from India. It shows the despise, people of Indian Occupied Kashmir hold, against hegemonic designs and jingoist policies of BJP lead government. stan always supports the Kashmiris for their right of self determination and stan will continue their political and moral support for their cause.
    1. S
      Aug 18, 2014 at 5:44 pm
      Why is the government waiting? They should have asked the high commissioner to go out of the country, by now. The tail wags only at the command of the brain. Mr. Nawaz Sharief or anybody as a PM of stan, always wants to do harm to our country. This is abundantly made clear, by their not taking any action against Hafeez Sa, the goon who was behind 26/11 carnage. It is high time that India cuts off all relations with that wretched country that never had any good feelings towards our country. INDIA can live without having any GOOD relations with a country that always stabs at its back. GOOD RIDDANCE.