Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has blamed the BJP for the ongoing controversy surrounding the film “The Kashmir Files” and the war of words between political parties like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The film on Thursday created a “toxic environment” in the country by spreading “false propaganda” about the exodus of Kashmiri scholars from the valley.
“Permission should not have been given for showing such films. However, it has been given tax exemption and those responsible for keeping the country united are encouraging people to watch the film, “said Power, speaking at a conference of the minority unit of his party’s Delhi unit. Is planning a huge rally in the national capital on the occasion of June 10 Foundation Day.
Power said it was true that Kashmiri scholars had to leave the valley, but Muslims were similarly targeted. “Pakistan-based terrorist groups are responsible for attacks on Kashmiri scholars and Muslims,” he added.
The former Union Minister said that if the Narendra Modi government really cares about Kashmiri Pandits, it should make every effort to rehabilitate them and not resent the minorities.
The NCP chief also slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for dragging the country’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, into the fray, where Kashmiri pundits had to leave the valley when Bishwanath Pratap Singh was prime minister. Minister
“The VP Singh government was supported by the BJP. Mufti Mohammad Saeed was the Home Minister and Jagmohan, who later contested the Lok Sabha elections from Delhi as a BJP candidate, was the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. “
He slammed the BJP for commenting on “The Kashmir Files” to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. “Political movements are welcome, but Kejriwal was criticized for speaking on behalf of minorities. The BJP is taking the country in a different direction. It is destroying the unity of the country,” Power said.
The NCP chief said, “What happened was not good for the country, but for now we should focus on how we can spread unity in the society.”
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