Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday withdrew support to the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir where it is in power with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The BJP has already sent a letter to Governor NN Vohra saying that the party intends to withdraw support to the PDP.
BJP leader Ram Madhav is addressing a press conference in New Delhi. On today’s meeting with BJP president Amit Shah, he said: Today we had a special meeting for which our leaders were called and we discussed the situation in the state. We discussed the situation in J&K, and how much we’ve achieved since forming the government in the state. We have decided that it is not possible for the BJP to continue in the alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir.
We have taken a decision, it is untenable for BJP to continue in alliance with PDP in Jammu & Kashmir, hence we are withdrawing. Terrorism, radicalisation have increased in Kashmir. Fundamental rights of people in Kashmir is under threat: Ram Madhav, BJP’s J&K in-charge.
In the month of Ramzan, despite the ceasefire there has been no reciprocation from the terrorists or separatists.
Freedom of speech is under threat in Jammu and kashmir, we saw how Shujaat Bukhari was killed. People of Jammu and Ladakh regions are facing discrimination.
Terrorism, violence and radicalisation have risen and fundamental rights of the citizens are under danger in the Valley. Shujaat Bukhari’s killing is an example: