Congress chief Digvijaya Singh on Monday questioned the surgical strikes and accused the federal government of peddling lies, drawing livid response from the BJP which stated the opposition social gathering was blinded by its “hate” for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has “insulted” the armed forces.
Addressing a public assembly through the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, Mr. Singh alleged that the federal government didn’t conform to the CRPF request of flying its personnel from Srinagar to Delhi and 40 troopers sacrificed their lives in Pulwama in 2019 to a terror assault.
“They talk of surgical strikes. They claim to have killed so many people but no proof is given. They are ruling by peddling a bundle of lies,” the previous Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, who has typically courted controversy along with his feedback, stated.
In a tweet in Hindi later, he stated, “From where did the terrorists get 300 kg of RDX in Pulwama incident? DSP Davinder Singh was caught with terrorists but then why was he released? We also want to know about the friendship between the prime ministers of Pakistan and India.”
In his video message hooked up to the tweet, Mr. Singh stated 40 CRPF personnel sacrificed their lives in Pulwama, however this authorities has not been in a position to reveal from the place three quintals of RDX got here.
“Besides, the government has not been able to answer where is DSP Davinder Singh, who was caught involved with terrorists. Why was he let free and why was a case of treason not registered against him?. We would also like to know from the prime minister as to what kind of relations he has with Pakistani prime minister that both are praising each other. At least, he should answer these questions,” the Congress chief stated in a video message.
The BJP launched a pointy assault on the Congress, saying that such feedback present that the Rahul Gandhi-led foot march throughout the nation is Bharat Jodo Yatra solely in title whereas he and his social gathering colleagues are working to “break” the nation. It’s basically “Bharat todo yatra”, BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia stated.
He stated, “India will not tolerate if they speak against armed forces. Rahul Gandhi and the Congress hate PM Modi but it seems they have been blinded by the hate to an extent that their dedication to the country has withered away.”
He stated Congress leaders had raised questions concerning the surgical strikes quickly after the Indian Air Power stated it hit terror camps in Balakot in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror assault. “Gandhi and the Congress do not have trust in our brave armed forces. They repeatedly raise questions and insult the citizens of India and our armed forces,” Mr. Bhatia claimed.
He added that Congress leaders had tried to deflect consideration from Pakistan after the fear assault as effectively. Randeep Singh Surjewala had then blamed “home-grown terrorism”, he claimed, alleging that the opposition social gathering tried to offer a clear chit to Pakistan.
Pakistan is in quite a lot of ache when our armed forces strike terrorists, whereas in India it’s the Congress which is in anguish, he stated.
With the Pulwama terror assault and surgical strikes happening within the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the problems had captured fashionable creativeness because the BJP retained energy on the Centre with an even bigger mandate than 2014 by profitable over 300 seats out of 543.
“Nothing is bigger than people’s blessings in democracy. In the 2019 polls, it became clear that people stand with the BJP and the armed forces. While those who raised questions are facing existential crisis,” Mr. Bhatia stated.
Mr. Bhatia claimed that the then Congress-led UPA authorities in 2008 didn’t enable the armed forces to focus on Pakistan after the 26/11 terror assaults in Mumbai. “There was zero response as it lacked courage. That corrupt and incompetent Congress government had no will,” he stated.
However the Modi authorities focused camps of terrorists in Pakistan after terror assaults in Uri and Pulwama, he stated.
The BJP spokesperson additionally requested Rahul Gandhi to iterate his stand on Article 370, which gave particular rights to Jammu and Kashmir and was repealed by the federal government in 2019.
Supporting his social gathering colleague Digvijaya Singh, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera shared his tweet and video message and stated Prime Minister Modi ought to reply questions on Pulwama and never disguise behind the armed forces.
“The question is from the Modi government. Without hiding behind our brave army, Modi ji should answer: How did RDX reach Pulwama? Why was DSP Davinder Singh released without investigation? What kind of relation does Modi ji have with Pakistan that you call ISI to Pathankot,” Mr. Khera stated.