Congress Tried To Politicize Nagrota Attack But It Was Unacceptable For Indians

1:22 pm 1 Dec, 2016


BJP has slammed the Congress for “politicising” the sacrifice of seven soldiers who died in Nagrota terror attack. It also criticised the grand old party for walking out of Lok Sabha.


“I am very sorry, it is rank falsehood. Speaker said we will hold a proper obituary for them. The combing is going on. Let entire facts be there. (But) Rahul Gandhi and his party were not willing to accept that…can’t we have one voice as far as sacrifice of our brave soldiers are concerned. I am pained,” senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said outside Parliament.

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“It is the tradition in Parliament that we pay our obituary to soldiers killed in an operation. It is the first time the government has not paid its respects to the country’s martyrs, hence we walked out of the House along with some Opposition parties,” Gandhi told reporters outside the Parliament.

Along with the Congress, Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress and some other former UPA allies also walked out of the Lok Sabha, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sitting inside.

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Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ndtv

Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu also slammed the Congress, saying, “That was really unfortunate. This is unbecoming of Congress party…you start doing politics, that’s really unfortunate”. He said the Speaker had informed that combing operations were underway in Nagrota and once they were over, tribute will be paid in the House to the soldiers.

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said, “I find the Opposition has become so lame that they need crutches of fallen soldiers to stand on. Everyone respects the sacrifice that the armed forces are making and the country stands by them and their families.”

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Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore news18

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O’Brien, said, the Opposition had proposed obituary for not only 27 soldiers who died in Uri and Nagrota terror attacks but also for those 83 people who allegedly died due to hardship they faced after the note ban move.

Seven army personnel, including two Major-rank officers, were yesterday killed in the terror attack at the military station in Nagrota.

And the Twitterati too got the chance to slam India’s grand old party in this manner:

 

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