NEW DELHI: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi slammed PM Narendra Modi for mocking surgical strikes beneath preceding governments, announcing on Saturday that the BJP leader considers India’s defense forces as his “personal property”.
A day after Modi stated surgical strikes under UPA regime have been “video games”, Rahul lashed out, “Modi thinks the Army, Navy and Air Force are his personal assets. When he says Army’s surgical moves have been video games, he does no longer insult Congress, but the Army.”
Addressing a presser at the celebration headquarters, Rahul said Modi is going through sure defeat in polls and is the usage of “national security” to distract human beings from actual issues like unemployment and farm crisis for which he has no answers.
“Modi’s complete gadget is to distract. We have fought 4-5 elections against him, like in Gujarat, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, MP. As soon as Modi realizes he isn’t triumphing, he attempts something new, like flying a seaplane in Gujarat. But the truth is Modi goes to lose this election.
It is writ big on his face,” Rahul said.
While referring to Jaish-e-Muhammed founder Masood Azhar’s blacklisting as a worldwide terrorist, Rahul alluded to his release all through the 1999 Kandahar hijacking disaster by way of the then BJP authorities. “Who despatched him to Pakistan? How did he reach Pakistan? The reality is that BJP compromises (with terror). Congress has by no means finished such a thing.”