NEW DELHI: Congress functionary Digvijaya Singh found himself in the middle of a new dispute over comments on the clubhouse platform during a conversation with Pakistani journalist, because he said if Congress returned to the office, party can consider about reversing the Article 370 decision.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra blamed that Singh was a “stage manager” for the conversation about it himself asked the Pakistani Journalist to ask such a question. Sambit Patra requested to Congress party to chance the name of INC to ANC.
Digvijaya Singh appeared to clarify his statement. Singh called his critics a “bunch of illiterate people” who were not able to identify difference between “shall and consider”, one of them indicate intent and other will indicate possibility.
Digvijaya Singh also answered allegation between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. He said ,”Democracy was not there in Kashmir during central government removing Article 370. Humanity was dead that time because centre put everyone into jail. And kashmiriyat is basically the fundamentals of secularism.”
Digvijaya Singh said “the decision of removing Article 370 and reducing statehood of J&K is an extremely a sad decision, Congress Party would have a re look on the issue.” As per experts of the club house conversation available on social media.
Leader Farooq Abdullah gave support to Digvijaya Singh in National Conference. ” Farooq said,” I am very grateful to Digvijay Singh ji”. Singh has realised sentiments of J&K people”. Farooq said, ” i hope government will look into it again.”
Pawan Khera spokesperson of Congress said,” The Congress party has clearly stated its position on J&K. Digvijaya singh gave official stance of the party and i urge all seniors leaders to refer same. Pawan alleged BJP that BJP creates controversy to hide their poor handling conditions towards to control the pandemic.
Patra said it was not first time when Sigh gives that kind of statements. Digvijaya Singh had earlier termed Pulwama attack just an accident and tried to give clean chit to the Pakistan at that time.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, “Congress is speaking the language of Pakistan by restoring the Article 370. He want to increase the flames of terrorism and separatism of Kashmir? Sonia Gandhi, this country needs an answer from you.”