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BJP would scrap Article 370 after forming next govt: Shah

Press Trust of India  |  Kailimpong (WB) 

Hitting out at opposition leaders for being "unhappy" with air strikes on terror camps, on Thursday said his party would remove Article 370 from "after forming the next BJP government" at the Centre.

Criticising for questioning the Balakot air strikes in a bid to "appease" the minority vote bank, Shah asked her to come clean on whether she, too, wants a for Kashmir, just like her ally and

"and opposition leaders are unhappy with the air strikes. They are questioning it just to appease their But, I want to say it loud and clear that we won't allow such forces to win.

"We would remove Article 370 from after forming the next BJP government at the Centre," he said, while campaigning for Darjeeling Lok Sabha candidate Raju Singh Bisht.

Article 370 of the Constitution grants special status to

Shah also slammed Banerjee for trying to mislead the masses on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

The BJP government would bring NRC across the country and grant citizenship to "each and every Hindu refugee" of the country, he asserted.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 13:55 IST