I’m a Kashmiri Pandit says Rahul Gandhi in Jammu
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu, said that he is a Kashmiri Pandit and after his journey to the Mata Vaishnodevi temple, he feels at home.
From asking the crowd to chant ‘Jai Mata Di’ to calling himself a Kashmiri Pandit, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sought to establish a connect with locals as he addressed a public gathering in Jammu on Friday. Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu, said he belongs to a family of Kashmiri Pandits, adding that he would help the community.
The former Congress president also made it a point to target the BJP, RSS. “The BJP-RSS is trying to break the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir,” Gandhi said.
“Whenever I visit Jammu and Kashmir, I feel have come home. My family has a long relationship with J&K. Today, a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits met me…they told me that Congress implemented many welfare schemes for them, but BJP lied to them,” he said.
“I promise my Kashmiri Pandit brothers that I will do something for them,” Rahul Gandhi went on to add.
It is to mention here that Rahul Gandhi arrived in Jammu on Thursday and paid obeisance at the Mata Vaishnodevi temple after undertaking a foot journey to reach the cave shrine atop the Trikuta hills in Reasi district.