Shashi Tharoor Says Difference With Centre Not On PoK, But On Article 370

Shashi Tharoor said that mob lynching in the name of cow is maligning the image of India

Jaipur: 

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said that Pakistan has no right over Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and it has given a territory to China which does not belong to it.

He said that he has no differences with the government’s stand on the PoK, but the way it has dealt with the issue in Jammu and Kashmir by abrogating Article 370 is a violation of spirit of constitution.

“I don’t have any serious difference with the government’s stand on the PoK but internally I differ with the government. They have violated spirit of the Constitution. Pakistan has no right on the PoK and they have given the territory to China which does not belong to them,” Mr Tharoor said during an event on Thursday.

He was the chief guest at the event — ‘India in Crisis’ — organised by the All India Professional Congress.

Mr Tharoor said that mob lynching in the name of cow is maligning the image of the country on global platform.

“When I go abroad people say that people in India are being killed in the name of cow. The incidents of mob lynching in the name of cow have created an environment that investors are shying away from investing here,” he said.

Talking about the Balakot airstrike, Mr Tharoor said various international reports have said that no terrorist was killed in the Indian Air Force attack on a terror camp on February 26.

“Various international media have published pictures as a proof that no…

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