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Our Govt's priority has been de-hyphenating relations with Pak: BJP

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Expressing his views on the ongoing tensions between and Pakistan, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav on Friday said under Prime Minster Modi-led Government, has brought a major shift with regards to Islamabad, adding that its priority has been of de-hyphenating with its Asian neighbour.

"is a neighbour, we have to have a transactional relationship with them. If they behave well, we will do that too. We have already brought in a major shift in our policy, which is of de-hyphenating with Pakistan," he added.

Talking about the admission of grandson of separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani into Indian state-funded institution, he said, "Tragedy with us is we are not attacking Geelani for provoking all youths in valley, whereas his own grandson is happy in job. Instead of questioning Geelani, we are questioning of Jammu and Kashmir that is the tragedy with Indian media, political commentary."

Geelani had welcomed his grandson Anees-ul-Islam's appointment in a State-funded institution as


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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 22:26 IST