BJP's Soft Mantra on Kashmir

25 Mar, 2014    ·   4359

Shujaat Bukhari writes that it is time for BJP to adopt a more humane approach to deal with the Kashmir issue

Shujaat Bukhari
Shujaat Bukhari
Editor in Chief, Rising Kashmir

In the run up to the general elections slated to begin from April 7, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), which is seemingly in a better position than it was in 2009, has started mellowing down on crucial issues such as Kashmir. This may not be an out of way approach for tackling problem like Jammu and Kashmir, but given the hotchpotch mandate that has been thrown by the Indian electorate for the last over two decades, the bigger parties like Congress and BJP are dependent on smaller parties which obviously have divergent views on crucial issues confronting India.

During the Lalkar rally in Jammu, BJP