In January this year, the AGP had walked out of the alliance with BJP after failing to convince the latter that the Citizenship Bill is a “threat” to the state and is considered to be against the basic principles of the 1985 Assam Accord.
At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and 10 injured, five of them seriously in the single worst terror attack in the Valley when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir.
Madhav and the party's national vice-president and J&K in-charge Avinash Rai Khanna kick-started the BJP's 'Mera Parivar, Bhajpa Parivar' campaign in the state by hoisting party flags at different places across the state.
Ram Madhav speaks with The Indian Express on a range of issues, including the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, elections in J&K, and the BJP’s prospects in south India.
"We had tried to set up townships for Kashmiri Pandits at five or six places in the Valley and it goes to the credit of the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government that those places were also identified," Ram Madhav said.
Ram Madhav said that the government will keep in mind both "responsibility towards people from minority communities in neighbouring countries who have faced religious persecution" and "protection of the interests of people of Assam and the Northeast".
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav on Thursday rubbished reports that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir had sought the introduction of new conditions for the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in exchange for forming the next government in the state. Madhav said the BJP-PDP alliance would continue on the basis of the same agenda that had been agreed upon during the lifetime of former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. He also said that no time frame has been set by both parties for government formation.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav on Monday put the onus on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) over the formation of a new government in Jammu and Kashmir, and said that they do not have any objection to PDP president Mehbooba Mufti becoming the Chief Minister. Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh had earlier rubbished rumours of the PDP setting tough conditions for the BJP if they want to continue the alliance in the state.
Srinagar, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was a visionary man and his death was a huge loss for the country. He extended his condolences to his daughter Mehbooba Mufti and said discussions were going on for the selection of the next Chief Minister. He added that the BJP and the PDP is going to further discuss the situation and then come to a conclusion.