Srinagar- PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said while New Delhi was “preaching” other countries to treat minorities in a dignified way, the plight of minorities in India was getting worse.
Mufti was referring to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s statement during his visit to Sri Lanka.
It is in Sri Lanka’s own interest that the expectations of the Tamil people, for equality, justice, peace and dignity, within a united Sri Lanka are fulfilled, Jaishankar said in Colombo.
The former chief minister of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state said in a tweet, “Preaching to other countries about treating minorities in a dignified way even though the plight of minorities in India is getting worse.”
Preaching to other countries about treating minorities in a dignified way even though the plight of minorities in India is getting worse. The only muslim majority state here has been dismembered & disempowered. Social cohesion is essential for progress of any country inc India https://t.co/SUygGJ6vd3
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) January 7, 2021
The Peoples Democratic Party president said social cohesion was essential for progress of any country, including India.
“The only Muslim majority state here has been dismembered & disempowered. Social cohesion is essential for progress of any country, including India,” she added.
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