AAP goes into damage control mode, defends Prashant Bhushan

AAP goes into damage control mode
New Delhi, Jan 6: A day after Prashant Bhushan's comments seeking a referendum on army in Kashmir, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday evening said that 'Bhushan's comments have been distorted.'

Defending Bhushan's comments AAP member Kumar Vishwas said that Bhushan's comments were distorted and that AAP was against the referendum on army in Kashmir. "AAP believes in a unified India. This isn't an issue to be debated. Kashmir is an integral part of India and Prashant Bhushan agrees to it," Vishwas said.

AAP leader Dilip Pandey said that Bhushan had meant something else when he had made that statement. "He has issued a statement to clarify that his comments were taken out of context," Pandey said.

Even RSS took a dig at Prashant Bhushan as Ram Madhav tweeted-

Earlier on Monday Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had said that 'AAP does not agree with what Prashant Bhusan had said on Kashmir issue. "That is his personal view," Kejriwal had said.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also reacted to Bhushan's idea. He said in his tweet that phased revocation of the AFSPA doesn't need a referendum.

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