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.
Jammu, India, September 10 : 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.
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.