Mumbai: BJP on Thursday "completely rejected" the Centre's interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir alleging it would "weaken" India’s position on the sensitive border state.

"We completely reject it. There are several areas of reservation. We condemn some of the suggestions", party spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters after an urgent resolution was passed on the issue at the party's national executive meeting here with the leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley proposing it.

She described the interlocutors' suggestion to review post-1952 laws in Kashmir as a "disastrous step".

BJP said the report "was written in a complete denial mode, ignoring certain hard realities on the ground".

Besides, it was felt the report has not addressed the issue of terrorism emanating from across the borders by state players and non-state players, she said.

The party was sharply critical of Home Minister P Chidambaram for bringing out the report soon after the conclusion of the budget session of Parliament.

"It was released 36 hours after the budget session ended" despite the fact that the party MPs had enquired with him about it", Sitharaman said.

The meeting was also critical of the interlocutors' report as it did not speak anything on rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandits.

The party also took exception to refer to Pak-occupied Kashmir (POK) as Pak Administered Jammu and kashmir, which she said was a "complete let-down".

The attitude of the panel led by veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar on the issue of Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir also came under attack from the opposition party.

Sitharaman said the panel wanted replacement of the word temporary with special.

The resolution on the interlocutors' report was not on the original agenda of BJP national executive meeting on Thursday but was taken up after the interlocutors panel report was published, she said.


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