Hours after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi accepted Satya Pal Malik’s ‘invitation’ to go to Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor Tuesday accused the previous of politicising the matter and stated he has put forth many circumstances for visiting the area, together with assembly mainstream leaders underneath detention.
“Rahul Gandhi is politicizing the matter by seeking to bring a delegation of opposition leaders to create further unrest and problems for the common people. He has put forth many conditions for visiting J&K, including meeting mainstream leaders under detention,” stated a press release from the J&K Governor’s workplace.
“As Hon’ble Governor had never invited him with so many pre-conditions, he has referred the case to the local Police and administration to examine the request further,” it added.
The J&K Governor’s workplace issued the assertion after Gandhi stated he and different opposition leaders would go to Jammu and Kashmir, which has been underneath a safety lockdown ever because the Centre determined to revoke the particular standing loved by the state underneath Article 370 and to carve it into two union territories.
Gandhi additionally urged Malik to permit them the liberty to satisfy individuals, and troopers. “Dear Governor Malik, A delegation of opposition leaders & I will take you up on your gracious invitation to visit J&K and Ladakh. We won’t need an aircraft but please ensure us the freedom to travel & meet the people, mainstream leaders and our soldiers stationed over there,” he tweeted.
The Congress chief’s comment additionally comes towards the backdrop of the J&K administration sending again a number of opposition leaders from the Srinagar airport, together with the Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad and outstanding Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja.
On Monday, Governor Malik invited Gandhi to go to Jammu and Kashmir, saying he would ship an plane for him, after the Congress chief stated, “People were dying in the state and the situation was not normal as claimed by the government.” “I have invited Rahul Gandhi to come here. I will send you a plane, to observe (the situation) and then speak up. You are a responsible person and you should not speak like this,” Malik had stated.
Within the assertion at present. Governor Malik claimed that “Gandhi was responding to fake news possibly spread from across the border about the situation in Kashmir, which is peaceful with negligible incidents. He can check for himself from various Indian channels which have reported correct position in the valley.”