Togadia welcomes BJP decision to pull out of J&K Govt

New Delhi, June 19: Senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Tuesday welcomed the BJP’s decision to sever ties with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir but asked the saffron party to apologise for the killing of many people including Amarnath Yatris during last three years.
“Welcome decision to sever tie up with PDP. Too little too late though. 2500 citizens, more than 27 Jawans, Amarnath Yatris killed past 3 yrs. BJP should apologise for this,” the hardliner Togadia tweeted.
He, however, said the Ramadhan ceasefire announced by the Centre in May “was the most horrific decision”.
“Now hope Centre gives Security agencies a free hand in J&K,” he said.
Earlier in the day, the BJP announced pulling out of the PDP-BJP alliance government in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir government.
“It has become untenable for BJP to continue in the Jammu and Kashmir government,” BJP general secretary Ram Madhav told reporters here.
The decision was taken after BJP chief Amit Shah held a detailed discussions with key party leaders including Ministers from Jammu and Kashmir.