Radha Kumar, former interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, today slammed the NDA government's Kashmir policy, saying it is encouraging "more hostile elements" in Pakistan.
Speaking here at a seminar or "Foreign Policy Challenges" before the country, Kumar said the government is handling the Pakistan issue "very badly".
"There is a flip-flop in our government's behaviour and it is creating an image of inconsistency," she said.
"The kind of suggestions and recommendations we had made, unfortunately they were not implemented by the UPA government," she said.
To a question by former Rajya Sabha MP Bhalchandra Mungekar about India under the current dispensation "leaning more towards Israel than towards Palestine", Kumar said, "We are getting deeply communal. I cannot go on talking about it, but this is the fact that we are becoming deeply communal."
Former union minister P Chidambaram and former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan were also present during the discussion.
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