NEW DELHI: BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that Hurriyat Conference cannot dictate terms and time of the talks with the Centre to discuss insurgency in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
In response to a question about PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti advocating dialogue with the Hurriyat, Madhav said:
“Hurriyat is not in a position to dictate the government of India when to hold talks and when not to hold talks. There was an offer given to them by the then government two-year special interlocuter was appointed at that time Hurriyat was not willing to talk They cannot dictate terms and time of the talks,”
Repeating BJP stance on Article370, Ram Madhav said that the Modi-led government is committed to repealing the provision which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
“As far as 370 is concerned, our ideological commitment is well known. We are committed to repealing it,” Madhav.
With ANI inputs