Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the “opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance” set fire to Jammu and Kashmir, killing many innocent civilians and soldiers, and that the damage would continue even if the state was put under central rule.
Soon after the splitting of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alliance in Jammu and Kashmir,taking to social networking site Twitter Gandhi wrote : “The opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance set fire to J&K, killing many innocent people including our brave soldiers. It cost India strategically & destroyed years of UPA’s hard work. The damage will continue under President’s rule. Incompetence, arrogance & hatred always fails.”
Earlier, Ram Madhav of the BJP said that it had become untenable for the party to continue its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.