Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday accused the members of the Gupkar alliance in Jammu and Kashmir of “spying” for China and Pakistan. He additionally took potshots on the nation’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, blaming him for Partition and for “imposing” Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
The state Congress accused Chouhan of making an attempt to divert consideration from the worsening coronavirus state of affairs in Madhya Pradesh. The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaratio is a conglomerate in Jammu and Kashmir which incorporates the National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
It was shaped to hunt restoration of autonomy for the area beneath Article 370. “What should I call it….Gupkar sangathan or `guptachar’ (spy) sangathan. These people are spying for China and Pakistan,” Chouhan stated, chatting with reporters right here.
“This is not an alliance. (Under the garb of Roshni Act) These leaders of Gupkar sangathan have grabbed land worth more than Rs 25,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir,” the BJP chief additional alleged. The Rohni Act, launched by Farooq Abdullah’s authorities in 2001, granted possession to encroachers with the intention of elevating cash for energy tasks upon fee of cash.
“Be it the National Conference or the PDP, the children of their leaders studied abroad. They gave stones to the children of Kashmir. They lived luxurious life and had the freedom to loot Kashmir,” Chouhan stated. When identified that the BJP was a part of a ruling alliance with the PDP in the previous, Chouhan stated his occasion couldn’t keep with these having “anti-national” outlook and due to this fact it walked out of the coalition.
“They pushed Jammu and Kashmir into darkness. They all have gathered now and are speaking anti-national language. The Congress is also with them,” Chouhan additional stated.
The Congress had denied earlier this week that it was a part of the Gupkar alliance. Chouhan additionally focused Jawaharlal Nehru.
“Honourable Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru accepted the bifurcation of the country because of lust for power. It was Nehru who imposed Article 370 in Kashmir….It was Nehru who took the Kashmir issue, our internal matter, to the United Nations and even talked about referendum,” he stated. “I want to ask Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi about the Gupkar Alliance. The people of the entire country want to know why the Congress has joined hands with the votaries against the junking of Article 370, those who want to vitiate the atmosphere in J&K by promoting terrorism,” Chouhan stated.
“Congress’ clarification that it was not part of the Gupkar Declaration was unbelievable….It is also contesting District Development Council polls with the alliance,” he stated. “(Congress leaders) P Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad are openly saying that Article 370 should be reimposed. Sonia Gandhi should clear the Congress’ viewpoint,” he stated.
He additionally referred to Abdullah’s alleged assertion that they may take China’s assist to revive Article 370. The National Conference had denied that he made the assertion. Chouhan additionally referred to PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s assertion that she wouldn’t hoist the tri-colour till the autonomy beneath Article 370 was restored.
Reacting to Chouhan’s diatribe, MP Congress spokesman Bhupendra Gupta stated the chief minister wished to hide his authorities’s failure to test coronavirus unfold, so he’s raking up the difficulty of Gupkar alliance to divert consideration. “Chouhan-ji, ask yourself why the BJP had joined hands with PDP in Kashmir in the past,” he stated.