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'Jinx' broken, BJP will be part of govt in J&K in the future: Madhav

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP will be a part of the government in in the future, as the "jinx" of having never been in power in the state has been broken, said today.

The remarks by Madhav, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in the state, came months after the (BJP) pulled out of its alliance with the in

"I say with confidence that whenever the government is again formed in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP will be a part of it," Madhav said, adding that the "jinx is broken".

At an event here, Madhav said when the BJP comes back to power, it would work towards taking to a new direction.

Talking about the Peoples Democratic Party-coalition government that collapsed in June, Madhav said there were difficulties, but despite that, some things were achieved.

"We wanted to do a lot. But when we thought that things are not going according to us, we came out (of the government)," he said.

He said separatism since the last 70 years and terrorism since the last 30 years had hampered progress in the state.

Madhav said the BJP's four-pronged approach to tackle the security situation in the state would continue despite the party not being in power in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Kashmir is going nowhere. Kashmir is an integral part of India," he asserted.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 20:30 IST
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