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BJP demands apology as Farooq Abdullah stirs row with remark on PoK

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The (BJP) on Saturday condemned former chief minister Farooq Abdullah's assertion that occupied Kashmir is not a personal property to be inherited and asked him to tender an apology for using an intemperate language related to India's sovereignty.

"It is extremely condemnable if it is true. It needs to be clarified. How can he make such a statement? Is he not aware of the resolution of on this? Can he use such kind of intemperate language related to India's sovereignty?" asked spokesperson Nalin Kohli.

The Conference leader stirred a controversy earlier on Friday by questioning India's claim on PoK and said it isn't the country's paternal property.

"PoK is presently under occupation. It is not the personal property of so that it could make a claim over it like an inherited property of forefathers," he was quoted as saying by News 18 website while addressing a function in the Chenab Valley.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 14:03 IST