A running with the hare and hunting with the hound policy smacks of hypocrisy and the politically motivated outburst over release of Masarat Alam by the Jammu & Kashmir government is playing with fire says Rajindar Sachar.
At one end many political parties are asking for curtailing the powers of the army at the same time they have termed Masart Alam a threat to security, when the courts have granted him bail in all the 27 cases slapped on him.
The Jammu & Kashmir government has been formed after BJP and PDP, the two principal parties, have shed some heavy ideological baggage. The experiment needs to be given a chance to attain peace in this troubled state and release of Alam should not derail that.
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