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PDP MP stands by 'partition remark'

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ANI Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]
Standing by his remarks on lynching People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on Saturday and said he would have felt like a coward if he didn't put forth his point of view.
Reiterating his stance Baig said, "I said something which was very right, had I not said it I would have felt very guilty and coward. Problem of Kashmir is due to partition. We cannot undo the mistake of 1947 but we can do something about mistakes taking place daily."
Earlier in the day, Baig drew wrath from various political parties over his lynching remark.
Baig while reacting to various incidents of mob lynching and killings in the name of cow vigilantism said, "the killings of Muslims in the name of cows and buffaloes should be stopped otherwise the outcome will not be good".
"There has already been a partition in 1947," he added.

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First Published: Jul 28 2018 | 9:04 PM IST

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