Venkaiah Naidu lashes out at Congress for incorrectly labelling J-K in map

The incident occurred during a conference of the opposition party in Lucknow to highlight the shortcomings of the Narendra Modi government during its three years of rule.

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: June 4, 2017 4:09 pm
Venkaiah Naidu, Congress, J&K, Venkaiah Naidu Congress, congress booklet, Indian Occupied Kashmir, india news Union minister Venkaiah Naidu noted that the Congress had recently asked the central government to come out with a final solution over Kashmir. PTI file photo

Slamming the Congress for incorrectly labelling Jammu and Kashmir as “India occupied Kashmir” in its booklet, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said people would never forgive the party for such a mindset. In a major gaffe, the Congress yesterday released a booklet with an incorrect map of the country. Page 12 of the 16-page booklet titled ‘Rashtriya Suraksha par Aanch’, which was distributed by the Congress, showed the entire state labelled as “Indian Occupied Kashmir” in the context of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The incident occurred during a conference of the opposition party in Lucknow to highlight the shortcomings of the Narendra Modi government during its three years of rule. “While the people of the country were celebrating three years of a new India in the making, the Congress party came out with an official publication that described India as having occupied Kashmir and thereby conceding Kashmir to Pakistan,” Naidu told reporters in Hyderabad. He noted that the Congress had recently asked the central government to come out with a final solution over Kashmir.

“Perhaps, the final solution they have in mind is that let Kashmir be given to Pakistan so that we all live in peace. This mindset has been reflected in their official booklet released in Lucknow yesterday,” the information and broadcasting minister said. “Is it for this that hundreds of our brave soldiers have given up their lives over the years defending our sovereignty and territorial integrity?” he asked. “People can never forgive the Congress for this mindset which is now a part of their official publication,” the senior BJP leader said.

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    Krishnan Ram
    Jun 4, 2017 at 9:50 pm
    Venkaiah is a very matured politician, It cannot be Pappu;s mistake, He should understand that. And also, he should find out how many times this has happened during his tenure and kept quite about that.
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      Media Wants Hindu Genocide
      Jun 4, 2017 at 7:29 pm
      It's not incorrect labe , congress shows j and k as a part of stan, why editor inhcief of Islamic express didn't show that map? IslamForFoools express gave news just for the sake of giving news, they trying to protect. Congress
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        nikki
        Jun 4, 2017 at 6:38 pm
        Let Venkaiah Naidu contest from AP, he is until now an raja sabha member, he will never win an election that is his fate, Big Mouth !!!
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          Media Wants Hindu Genocide
          Jun 4, 2017 at 9:47 pm
          Traitor Congi, do you have nay shame in your life? Supporting kahngressi jihadi congress, do you have nay shame?
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          ck
          Jun 4, 2017 at 6:31 pm
          Reading and understanding in booklet will not effect in the matter. But the problem is how the sparking blood matter could be resolved. AS It IS knowing with happening as the time go it is becoming difficult.
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            Parth Garg
            Jun 4, 2017 at 5:24 pm
            Congress bashing is the only job entrusted to and which is religiously being followed by this Minister.
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