BJP asks govt to recall Indian envoy from Pak to register strong protest
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Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked the Manmohan Singh-led UPA II Government to stop all dialogue with Pakistan and recall its High Commissioner in Islamabad in wake of entire nation being angry over the ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC).
The tension between the two Asian neighbours have aggravated after the brutal killing and beheading of the two Indian soldiers on Tuesday.
Pakistan had blatantly denied India's claim that its troops crossed the Line of Control to ambush a patrol party in the Mendhar sector in Poonch district on Tuesday.
Singh said on Saturday: "India has always tried to maintain better relations with its neighbour Pakistan. The recent brutal beheadings of Indian soldiers clearly points that Islamabad doesn't want to maintain a cordial relation and it has also violated the Geneva Convention.
"The Indian government has failed to register a strong protest against in this matter. I want India to stop all confidence building measures with Pakistan because such kind of gruesome act by the Pakistani Army shows it doesn't want a cordial relation with New Delhi. To register strong protest, India must recall its envoy in Islamabad and bring down its diplomatic relations."
BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the way Pakistan is motivating and protecting the different terrorist groups, it shows the government in Islamabad is being run on dictation of terrorists.
"India should respond effectively as it is the right time to respond to Pakistan's nefarious activities. International community has to also understand that terrorist factories are running in Pakistan, which is a cause of grave concern for the entire world," he said.
Responding on the meeting of Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader during their visit to Pakistan with Lashkar chief Hafiz Saeed, another senior Baqlbir Punj said Kashmiri separatists are nothing but an extension of Pakistan's terror policy within India.