‘Bhushan questioned idea of India’

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Wednesday criticised AAP leader Prashant Bhushan’s ‘plebiscite’ pitch in Jammu and Kashmir alleging he was “questioning the integrity of India as a country” through such remarks.
“What does plebiscite mean? Army is there because there is a problem, because there is a history. Army is there because Kashmir is the part of the idea of India…(He is) questioning the integrity of India as a country, suggesting that Kashmir should be given away,” he said in an interview.
Bhushan had said deployment of military in Jammu and Kashmir should be undertaken with the consent of people of the state, remarks which led to a controversy forcing AAP to distance from it.