Don’t amend AFSPA,BJP warns Centre

Not only should AFSPA not be amended,it “must be applied effectively” in J&K,he said. “BJP would like to warn the government that the BJP will not accept amendments to AFSPA,” he added.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:March 15, 2013 1:10 am

DISSATISFIED with Sushil Kumar Shinde’s statement on the Srinagar attack,the BJP Thursday warned the government against amending the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act. “The attack,which was sponsored by Pakistan,was another conspiracy against India. Pakistan continues to commit this mistake again and again but our government is only issuing statements. Home Minister should act and not only react,” BJP spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain said.

Not only should AFSPA not be amended,it “must be applied effectively” in J&K,he said. “BJP would like to warn the government that the BJP will not accept amendments to AFSPA,” he added.

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