Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed serious concerns about the new government in the state which is likely to be led by PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
In an interview to the Indian Express, the opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha has said that PDP-BJP coalition government will be run by the RSS from Nagpur.
“The state government in J&K will now be run from Nagpur because the headquarters of the RSS is in Nagpur,” Azad said.
Azad said that apparently PDP and BJP were talking about government formation in J&K for the last two months however that was ‘farce’.
“We know that was all a farce. It is clear that the coalition was formed only after the approval of the RSS,” Azad said adding “yesterday, the RSS gave them the green signal and the BJP went ahead.”
According to Azad unlike in the past, this time the BJP didn’t even try to hide the fact that their decision needed permission from Nagpur.
“This government will not be run from Srinagar or Jammu. This will not be run even from Delhi. Otherwise, left to Mufti sahib, we would have had no problem. But once he went with the BJP, the command of such a coalition government will not stop with the Prime Minister but go beyond that,” he said.
Azad explained that everything that will happen in J&K now will be decided by the RSS. “And how will that impact the state, everybody knows,” Azad concluded.