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'What A Pity!': Fadnavis Not Buying Jayant Patil's 'Free Kashmir' Poster Defence

Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday responded to NCP leader Jayant Patil's tweet where he explained what people mean by 'Free Kashmir' demand.

Devendra Fadnavis

As furrow over the 'Free Kashmir' placard continues, Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday called out Nationalist Congress Party leader Jayant Patil for being a 'government advocate' to 'separatist tendencies.'

The former Maha CM took to his official Twitter handle and expressed 'pity' over Jayant Patil's tweet where the NCP leader had accused Fadnavis of confusing people.

In another tweet, the BJP leader spoke about how certain curbs have always been there in Kashmir for decades. He also echoed BJP's 'Nation First' policy.

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Fadnavis hits out at Maha CM over 'Free Kashmir' poster

Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on January 6 called out Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for not taking any action so far against the 'Free Kashmir' poster. While talking about the placard, Fadnavis questioned the real intent of the protests. He also questioned CM Thackeray on whether he would continue to tolerate such a separatist activity merely 2 km away from the Chief Minister’s Office.  

Taking to Twitter, Fadnavis wrote, "Protest is for what exactly? Why slogans of “Free Kashmir”? How can we tolerate such separatist elements in Mumbai? ‘Free Kashmir’ slogans by Azadi gang at 2km from CMO? Uddhav Ji are you going to tolerate this Free Kashmir Anti India campaign right under your nose???"

READ | Taking serious cognisance of the 'Free Kashmir' poster seen at Gateway: Mumbai police

'Free Kashmir' poster spotted in Mumbai  

Protests against the JNU violence which have been witnessed in Mumbai since Sunday night took a bizarre turn when 'Free Kashmir' posters were witnessed on Monday. Visuals from the Gateway of India where thousands gathered, a woman was seen carrying a 'Free Kashmir' poster. Posters proclaiming 'Ban ABVP' and several Indian tricolour flags too were spotted at the site.

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