Jammu: Senior BJP leader Devender Singh Rana today lambasted the Congress for weakening the integral character of Jammu and Kashmir with rest of the country from time to time, saying those undermining the crucial significance of repealing Article 370 and defaming India across the world over this sensitive issue have no right to even talk about binding the nation.
“Congress has always divided the nation on religion and caste lines but they can’t anymore jump the redline to destabilize the nation by traversing to J&K under the umbrella of elements inimical to single entity of India, who have lend their support to the so-called Yatra”, Rana said while interacting with various deputations who met him here today, adding that Jammu is going to prove waterloo for Rahul Gandhi and his bandwagon.
He questioned the moral plank of the yatra, asking how it can bind the nation when the beginning marked bonhomie with the most controversial and divisive priest in Kanyakumari. With progression in the yatra, the Congress attracted all those who have been belittling the national pride and the traditional unity. The climax of the yatra would be the blessings of the combined gang of India bashers whose sympathies remain with trans-border inimical countries, he added.
Devender Rana said Jammu is a land of warriors, who have offered numerous sacrifices for the integrity and sovereignty of the country and it cannot welcome those hell bent on breaking the ethos of the country. He described the yatra as a misadventure and desperate attempt of the grand old party to attain some sort of relevance in Indian politics.
The deputationists apprised him of various issues of immense public importance and responding to these Rana expressed satisfaction over the robust grievance redressal mechanism put in place by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, saying this has instilled a sense of confidence among the people to have their issues sorted out.
“The role of public representatives becomes crucial in highlighting the issues of community importance projected at appropriate levels to have these redressed earnestly”, Rana said.