In a jibe directed towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his statement that the Kashmir unrest can be solved with an ’embrace’, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday reminded the former that ‘one cannot embrace with a gun in hand’.
In a series of strongly worded tweets, the former union minister took on the Prime Minister over his Independence Day address .
“PM said “will embrace Kashmir”. Humbly submit one cannot embrace with a gun in hand. PM said “GST showed India’s capability”. It actually showed India’s capacity to mess up implementation,” he said.
In his address on India’s 71st Independence Day today, Modi had that the Kashmir problem cannot be solved by bullets or abuses, but by embracing Kashmiris.