Kashmir: Rahul slams Centre, says ‘during UPA all was peaceful ‘

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government over unrest prevailing in different parts of the country including Jammu and Kashmir.

Gandhi said that, there was a peace during the UPA regime.

“Today there is crisis in Jammu and Kashmir, anger in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh,Sikkim and other northeast states. During UPA all was peaceful,” Rahul said while addressing National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) workers in Bastar.

He further said that terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir was uprooted till 2014 and the state was a tourist spot then.

“Till 2014 terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir was over. 45-50 flights used to land in Srinagar daily. Tourists would flock the region,” he added.

Earlier too, the Congress vice president slammed the Centre over its failure in controlling the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and said, “I have been saying this for a long time that the policies ofNarendra Modi and NDA has burned down Jammu &Kashmir.”

Rahul also blamed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Government for creating space for terrorists in the Valley.

“Modi’s policies have created space for terrorists in Kashmir. Grave strategic blow for India,” he had tweeted.

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