Narendra Modi should address issue in J&K in more transparent manner, says Rahul Gandhi as CWC discusses next Congress chief

  • Rahul Gandhi said deliberations of CWC was topped after reports of violence in J&K and urged Modi to address concerns in a 'transparent' manner

  • He said the meeting of Congress Working Committee on the party's was briefly stopped for a presentation on the reports on Jammu and Kashmir

  • Gandhi said he was called for this discussion and left the CWC meeting which had resumed deliberations on the leadership issue

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday night that some reports have come in from Jammu and Kashmir about violence there and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi must assuage concerns over the matter in a "transparent" manner.

 Narendra Modi should address issue in J&K in more transparent manner, says Rahul Gandhi as CWC discusses next Congress chief

File image of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. AFP

He said the deliberations of the Congress Working Committee on the party's leadership issue were briefly stopped for a presentation on the reports on Jammu and Kashmir.

"Now it is very important that the Government of India and the Prime Minister make it very clear and transparent on what exactly is happening in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh," he said.

"We are extremely concerned about the reports that are coming and the government needs to assuage the country and tell the country what is happening in Jammu and Kashmir," he told reporters.

Gandhi said he was called for this discussion and left the CWC meeting which had resumed deliberations on the leadership issue.

Updated Date: Aug 11, 2019 00:44:44 IST