BJP Slams Cong Taking Kashmir To UK As 'Betrayal Of Indian Interests'

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The BJP has reacted to Congress taking Kashmir to the UK. BJP's Foreign Affairs Department Chief Vijay Chauthaiwale called Congress party members meeting Labour

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

The BJP has reacted to Congress taking Kashmir to the UK. BJP's Foreign Affairs Department Chief Vijay Chauthaiwale reacted to Congress party members meeting with the Labour Party, the Opposition party in the United Kingdom the over Kashmir. Chauthaiwale said the move a 'betrayal of Indian interests'. He also slammed Congress' Overseas chief Sam Pitroda of not being touch with the ground reality in India on the revocation of Article 370. 

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BJP slams Congress' move on Kashmir, calls it 'betrayal of national interest'

"The Labour party has passed a resolution condemning Indian government and taken pro-Pakistan stand. Majority of Indian communities are not interacting with Labour party leaders. It is very unfortunate that Indian overseas Congress which is led Sam Pitrdoa has decided to approach him who is blatantly anti-India and Jeremy Corbyn. It is a betrayal of Indian interest in the UK and it also shows the bankruptcy of Indian intellectuals in UK." Chauthaiwala also spoke about there not being a consensus within Congress on the revocation of Article 370. "Even our president Amit Shah pointed out that various Congress leaders speaking in different voices on the 370 issue. There is no unanimity and their overseas branch taking a such a blatant and against Indian interest, this is highly deplorable," Vijay Chauthaiwale said.

BJP also tweeted against Congress calling the move 'appalling' and also said that India will give befitting reply to Congress over their action of internationalising the Kashmir issue.

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Congress takes Kashmir issue to UK's Labour Party

Congress delegation headed by Sam Pitroda met with members of the Labour Party including its leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn and his party has had anti-India stand on the Kashmir issue. Not only Pitroda, but former Congress president Rahul Gandhi met with the Labour Party members on the Kashmir issue. The incident was confirmed by Labour Party chief Corbyn himself.

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