Shillong, Jul 3 (UNI) The Meghalaya BJP today strongly criticised the Congress and the J &K government for cancelling 40 hectare of forest land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.
Terming the act as ''communal and direct insult to the Board'', the BJP blamed the Congress for the ongoing violence in the country, particularly in Jammu, for its 'ever appeasement' policy.
The party felt that Amarnath Shrine is one of the important pilgrimage centres of the country, where lakhs of devotees go for pilgrimage.
The land could have been utilised for developing the area, where hardly any facility exists, it said.
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