New Delhi : Aditi Singh, Congress MLA from Raebareli Sadar, has refused to toe party's line on abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. With a strong voice she extended support to the decision of BJP-led government on controversial Article 370. It seems that differences in Congress is being widened.
She said,"I am in absolute support of the decision. It will help in integrating Jammu and Kashmir into the mainstream."
She further called Modi government's decision "historic", and said it should not be politicised, she said.
Aditi Singh is represting Raebareli sadar legislative seat where UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is the Loksabha member. Aditi's support to the decision of government has become a big blow to Congress as party's stand is different.
Aditi Singh is not the first Congress leader to come out in support of Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Two Rajasthan Congress leaders too welcomed the move and congratulated the Centre on its decision.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad responded to his party men supporting government's decision.
"I have nothing to do with those who don't know the history of J&K and Congress. They should first study Congress and J&K history, then stay in Congress," Azad told reporters.
Meanwhile, Rahul Gandhi broke his silence over the abrogation of Article 370 and said the nation is made of people and not plots of land.