Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused the Centre of having a "non-existent" policy for Kashmir and blamed the BJP-PDP alliance for the bloodshed in the region.
He also attacked the prime minister, saying while he was "dithering", soldiers were paying with their blood because of the "opportunistic" alliance in Jammu and Kashmir.
"PDP says 'talks' with Pakistan. BJP Defence Minister says 'Pakistan will pay the price'. While our soldiers pay with their blood for BJP/PDP's opportunistic alliance and non-existent Kashmir policy; Modi Ji dithers," he said on Twitter.
The Congress has often attacked the government on Kashmir and its alliance with the PDP in the state.
On February 10, a group of heavily armed men struck the sprawling camp of the 36 brigade of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry before dawn. Five Army men, including two Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs), were killed in the attack.
Three suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists involved in the attack were killed in the retaliatory action by the Army inside the camp and a large quantity of arms and ammunition was seized from them.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti pitched afresh for a dialogue between India and Pakistan to end the violence in the restive state, even as a gunfight raged between terrorists and security forces in Srinagar.
The chief minister also hit out at some media hous...