"We are on the same page. So far the BJP's national and state units are concerned, there is no difference over the issue of action against seapartsits...," newly-nominated BJP MLC Surinder Ambardar told reporters here.

He was replying to a question about the threat given by the central BJP leadership to the Sayeed government in J and K to ensure immediate action against the separatist leaders or face consequences.

BJP national spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao had said in New Delhi on Thursday that, "If corrective action is not taken... If PDP does not conform to expected notes (sic) of BJP and the Centre, consequences would follow".

However, party's senior leader and Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh had on Thursday said that action against separatist leader Masarat Alam will be taken at an appropriate time keeping in view the "local situation".
"See the situation in Kashmir. You should see the mob. We will take action under appropriate law and appropriate time. An FIR has been lodged and police will take action at appropriate time," Singh had said.

Ambardar tried to distance himself from the Singh's Wednesday's statement and said that that party at centre and state level are on the same page to... deal with such separatists with a strong hand.

On Wednesday, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani held a public rally in the outskirts of Srinagar city where his supporters including Masarat Alam, released from jail last month, raised pro-Pakistan slogans and others waved Pakistani flags.

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