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NEW DELHI: A partisan firefight broke out on the primary anniversary of the assault on CRPF troopers in Pulwama by Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad, with former Congress president Rahul Gandhi asking who benefited essentially the most from the February 14 terror assault.
“Immediately, as we keep in mind our 40 CRPF martyrs within the Pulwama assault, allow us to ask: 1. Who benefited essentially the most from the assault? 2. What’s the end result of the inquiry into the assault? 3. Who within the BJP authorities has but been held accountable for the safety lapses that allowed the assault?” Rahul stated on twitter.
Immediately as we keep in mind our 40 CRPF martyrs within the #PulwamaAttack , allow us to ask: 1. Who benefitted essentially the most from the a… https://t.co/lEnhsJJiwy
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1581653186000
The submit was learn by many together with the conspiracy theories concerning the assault and the lament that the demise of troopers and IAF’s retaliatory assault on Jaish’s camp in Balakot deep inside Pakistan helped BJP strengthen its “nationalism” plank earlier than the Lok Sabha elections.
The submit drew an offended response from BJP. “When the nation is paying homage to martyrs of the dastardly Pulwama assault, Rahul Gandhi, a identified sympathiser of LeT and Jaish-e-Mohammad, chooses to focus on not simply the federal government however safety forces as properly. Rahul won’t ever query the true offender, Pakistan. Disgrace on you Rahul,” stated BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao on twitter.
When nation is paying homage to martyrs of dastardly Pulwama assault, @RahulGandhi, a identified sympathizer of LeT & Jai… https://t.co/T4kX6XrOVe
— GVL Narasimha Rao (@GVLNRAO) 1581655083000
Rahul, nevertheless, was joined by CPM basic secretary Sitaram Yechury, who additionally got here out all weapons blazing in opposition to the federal government. Paying “heartfelt homage” to the martyrs of the “ghastly terror assault”, he requested what the federal government had executed for the survivors and households of those that laid down their lives for the nation.
Whereas expressing “heartfelt sympathies” for the victims, Yechury stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, “who sought votes within the title of Pulwama martyrs, had let down their dependants.”
His colleague Mohammad Salim additionally attacked the BJP authorities for the alleged intelligence failure which resulted in 350kg of RDX being smuggled in for the assault on the CRPF convoy during which 40 personnel have been killed. One other BJP spokesperson, Shahnawaz Hussain, joined Rao in returning the fireplace. “That is an insult to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the nation. Congress has executed this prior to now as properly and folks taught them a lesson for this blunder. Rahul Gandhi’s remarks assist Pakistan counter India on worldwide platforms,” he stated.