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BJP-PDP govt has brought J&K back to 1990s chaos: Azad

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Senior leader tonight said the PDP-in and the NDA-led Centre had taken the state back to 1990s when the and order situation was at its worst.

"Since the came to power in and formed the coalition with PDP in J&K, the situation has gone back to 1990s period. has slipped into the worst 1990 situation now," he told reporters here after former prime minister Mammohan Singh-led policy planning group of on Kashmir over 30 delegations to assess the situation in the Valley.

The group was set up by the in April this year after the situation worsened in the Valley due to widespread violence by protesters following the death of eight persons in firing by security forces during the bypolls to constituency.

"Congress wishes to visit all the three regions of to review and study the ground situation during and PDP rule," Azad said.

On being asked why the Congress delegation followed Union minister Rajnath Singh's meeting to J&K, Azad said, "Our programme was announced 15 days back. It has nothing to do with Rajnath Singh's visit to the state.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 01:07 IST