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Rahul blames govt, says Srinagar bypolls reflect failure of Kashmir policy

“Decades of hard work to build trust in the democratic process in Kashmir reversed in less than 3 years by the BJP government,” he tweeted.


By   |  Updated On : April 10, 2017 11:40 PM
Rahul blames govt, says Srinagar bypolls reflect failure of Kashmir policy (File Photo)

Rahul blames govt, says Srinagar bypolls reflect failure of Kashmir policy (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

After a poor voter turnout and violence witnessed in Srinagar Lok Sabha bypolls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Centre saying that decades of hard work to build trust in the democratic process in Kashmir has been reversed by the BJP government.

He also attacked the PDP-BJP government in the state over its “total failure”.

“The elections in Kashmir reflect the total failure of the BJP/PDP alliance and the government’s Kashmir policy.

“Decades of hard work to build trust in the democratic process in Kashmir reversed in less than 3 years by the BJP government,” he tweeted.

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Eight people were killed yesterday in firing by security forces in the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll in Jammu and Kashmir.  Only 7.14 per cent of the electorate came out to cast their votes in the constituency.  

First Published: Monday, April 10, 2017 11:22 PM
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