Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed at the Congress on the issue of abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu & Kashmir, saying parties like it can neither understand sentiments of people nor respect sacrifices made by brave jawans.

Addressing a rally here, his fourth one for the October 21 polls, Modi while referring to abrogation of Article 370, asked the gathering ,”You know what happened on August 5?, what no one could have imagined.

“On August 5, India’s Constitution in entirety became applicable in J-K,” he said.

He said while his government took the decision in national interest, “but Congress and parties like them cannot understand the sentiments of people.”