Panchkula , Aug 18 : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in Panchkula, Haryana, to campaign for the upcoming assembly elections, said that BJP has abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir for development and now talks will be held with Pakistan only on Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) and not on Jammu and Kashmir .
“Article 370 was abrogated in J&K for its development.Our neighbour is knocking doors of intl. community saying India made a mistake.Talks with Pakistan will be held only if it stops supporting terror. If talks are held with Pakistan it will now be on PoK,” Rajnath said.
Rajnath’s visit to Haryana comes after Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a gathering in Jind, the jat dominated district,on Friday and expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “will again form the government in Haryana and this time with a two-third majority.”
Rajnath Singh said, “Few days ago, prime minister of Pakistan said that India is planning to take an action bigger than Balakot. It means that Pakistan PM acknowledges what India did in Balakot.”