Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that she won’t be surprised if India attacks Pakistan.
The Peoples Democratic President was reacting to suspension of cross LoC trade by government of India.
The only female chief minister of state taking to her Twitter handle lashed out at the BJP for the decision and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had dismantled a confidence building measure initiated by Atal Bihari Vajpayee “Using Kashmir as a scapegoat to claw its way back to power won’t help BJP. It’s an excuse to worsen ties with Pak despite their peace overtures. By doing this PM Modi has dismantled a CBM Initiated by Vajpayee ji .Won’t be surprised if an attack on Pak is in the offing.”She wrote.
Earlier in the day the Ministry of Home Affairs issued orders to suspend the LoC trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pak administered Kashmir (PaK) saying the step has been taken in view of the trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements.