He said Kashmir-based leaders have ruled the state for the last 70 years and now it's time for the people of Jammu region to come to power.
"All the governments have not done justice with Jammu which faced worst kind of discrimination over the past 70 years and used it as a ladder (to grab the power)," the BJP leader told reporters.
Singh has made several controversial remarks in recent past, including on the Kathua rape case and after the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar.
He had said the Kathua rape case was a "conspiracy" against the people of Jammu.
Singh had to quit soon after his remarks on the Kathua case involving alleged gangrape of a minor girl from a nomadic community.
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