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Kashmir witnessed peace during UPA regime, says Congress leader Anand Sharma

Sharma Took On The Prime Minister And Held Him Responsible For Drop In Tourism, Saying That The Sector Has Witnessed Massive Loss Due To Unrest In The Valley.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 07 May 2017, 01:49:08 PM
Kashmir witnessed peace during UPA regime, says Congress

New Delhi :

Former union minister and Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday affirmed that Kashmir had witnessed tranquillity during UPA regime in compare to present BJP-led NDA ruling.

While talking to media, Sharma said tourism too had witnessed its heydays during the UPA regime. The Congress leader said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no road map to engage Pakistan as his policies did not yield any result.

Sharma took on the Prime Minister and held him responsible for drop in tourism, saying that the sector has witnessed massive loss due to unrest in the Valley.  

"Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tenure saw a record arrival of foreign and Indian tourists in the Kashmir Valley. Today there is no tourism," he told ANI.

The grand old party has also demanded a full investigation over reports of ISI funding to separatists leaders to spread violence in the Valley. 

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First Published : 07 May 2017, 11:41:00 AM

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