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India does not know what Modi govt's policy for J-K is: Cong

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today accused the BJP-PDP alliance of "demolishing" peace in and said after 49 months of the Modi government, still does not know what is its policy for the state.

Congress' communications' in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that the BJP-PDP alliance was founded on a "simple lust for power" and had ended up pushing the state into an unending cycle of violence and terrorism.

He was responding to former remarks that any attempt by the Centre to "engineer" a split in her party will have "extremely dangerous" consequences.

"If there are two people responsible for this -- we can safely say -- one is himself and second is Mehbooba Mufti," he said.

Surjewala alleged that the unholy alliance had ended up weakening democratic structures, demolishing the peace and eroding the fabric of governance in the state.

The tragedy is that 49 months after the assumed power, does not know what is his policy on and Jammu and Kashmir, the claimed.

"How does he propose to control the terrorists that are sponsored by the dreaded ISI which Modi ji invited for investigation to Pathankot? How does he propose to tackle Pakistan-sponsored terrorism," he asked.

"Whether the policy is of 'Saree-Shawl' diplomacy, whether it is of holding secret parleys in third countries as Modi and his have been doing, whether the policy is of going uninvited to and having feasts at the residence of the then PM and getting Uri and Pathankot as a return gift, the country does not know," he claimed.

Surjewala's remarks came after Mufti today said, "My party is strong, there are differences which can be resolved. However, if there are any attempts to a split in the PDP like it was done in 1987 to commit robbery on people's vote and to crush the MUF (Muslim United Front), the results will be extremely dangerous."

Mufti resigned as on June 19 after the BJP pulled out of the coalition with the PDP in the state and withdrew support to her government.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 23:15 IST