“The language of the Congress and that of Pakistan is the same. The statement by the former president of the Congress is being used by Pakistan at the United Nations to prove a point against India. This is deplorable,” Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi said here on Saturday. He spoke to journalists after taking part in the Gogte Institute of Technology’s graduation day.
“Some time ago, in Parliament, I had said that the language of Pakistan and that of the Congress was the same. Now, I have been proved right. I would like to know what is the stand of the AICC president Sonia Gandhi on the Kashmir issue,” Mr. Joshi said.
He said that the Centre was committed to protecting the interests of flood-hit families and would soon release compensation. “A technical team has returned to Delhi after assessing flood damage in all affected States. Once their report is submitted, the centre will release compensation,” he said.