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Mehbooba Mufti praises Pakistan PM Imran Khan, attacks BJP

Mehbooba Mufti applauded Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for initiating steps to name Baloki forest reserve after Sikh Guru Nanak and setting up a university under his name

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today showered praises on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for initiating steps to name Baloki forest reserve after Sikh Guru Nanak and setting up a university under his name.

Drawing a parallel with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government in Pakistan, Mufti slammed the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre for focusing on renaming historic cities in India and building the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

On her Twitter handle, she said, "How times change. Centre's top priority is seemingly renaming historic cities & building Ram Mandir. On the other hand, heartening to see that Pak PM has initiated steps to name Baloki forest reserve after Guru Nanak ji & create a university under his name."

Sharing the news, PTI said on Twitter, "Pakistan belongs to all citizens equally and we will ensure that Sikh pilgrims are facilitated for 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak."

Under Yogi Adityanath's administration, Allahabad was renamed Prayagraj and Faizabad as Ayodhya.

The BJP pulled out of its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir June last year citing the rise of militancy in the state and Mufti's unilateral style of functioning.

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