Jaishankar had abruptly cancelled a meeting with senior members of Congress this week after US lawmakers refused demands to exclude congresswoman Pramila Jayapal who has criticized the Indian government’s policies in Kashmir.
“Kahe ka NRC? Kyon lagu hoga NRC (Why the NRC will be implemented in Bihar)?” shot back Nitish when asked by newsmen for his comment on Centre’s plan to roll out the NRC.
If this is to happen, the meeting would be second 'closed-door' consultation since August on the situation in Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370.
NC provincial chief, Devender Rana, while addressing media persons here, expressed concern over the continued detention of mainstream political leaders and decried extension in Public Safety Act against Farooq Abdullah, terming it as PSA on the entire mainstream political ideology of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Centre had earlier while justifying the imposition of restrictions on Kashmir post-August 5, told the Supreme Court that political leaders in Kashmir instigated an uprising propagating anti-India sentiments through several public speeches.