Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Saturday said BJP wants to give communal color to Kathua rape and murder incident. He said in the garb of tricolour a rapists cannot be saved.
Farooq Abullah was interacting with his party workers at his Gupkar residence in Srinagar.
Expressing anguish over the use of Indian tricolor by BJP activists during a rally to defend a rapist, Farooq Abdullah said that this rally shows the nature of communalism in the region.
“He said in order to save the culprits BJP is playing religious card. It is a shameful act on part of BJP supporters. The bias and communal ideology have made these people heartless and unethical,” he said and hoped that the killers of Asifa will be brought to justice without any delay.
Farooq Abdullah also expressed shock over the increasing attacks on Kashmiri students in various Indian states. He urged upon different State Governments to ensure safety and security of these students.
During his interaction, a delegation from Ganderbal district alleged that State Government is hell bent to shift Central University from Ganderbal to some other place. Farooq Abdullah assured them he will take up the issue with the Union Government.