Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that he bashes political parties before elections and stitches alliances with the very same parties later. Taking to Twitter, the former Jammu and Kashmir CM tweeted:
"Why does PM bash political families pre-elections & then sends his envoys to stitch alliances with the very same parties? NC in 99 & PDP in 2015. Why do they choose power over Article 370 then? BJP with its noxious agenda of banishing Muslims & minorities wants to divide India".
Mufti's remark comes after the Prime Minister, in a rally at Kathua earlier in the day, claimed that the Abdullah family (National Conference) and Mufti family (PDP) destroyed the lives of three generations in the state. In Kathua, PM Modi had said:
"Abdullah family and Mufti family have destroyed lives of three generations of Jammu and Kashmir. Bright future of the state can be ensured only after their departure. They can bring their entire clan to the field, can abuse Modi as much as they want but they will not be able to divide this nation".
After Mehbooba Mufti reiterated her stand that 'Jammu and Kashmir's relationship with India will end if terms are conditions of its accession', the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir has batted for 'self-rule' in the state.
In a tweet, while addressing a rally, PDP party president claimed that 'self-rule is the most pragmatic approach' to resolve the issue of the state and that to bring about an end to the malevolence between India and Pakistan, the 'South Asia's saner voices are echoing Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's roadmap.