New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday took on senior Congress party leaders Kapil Sibal, Digvijaya Singh for playing politics over Indian army’s surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC) in September. The Union Minister also lashed out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his ‘Khoon Ki Dalali,’ jibe.
Hitting out at the Congress party leaders, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the more such people speak, the better it is for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and for its vote bank.
Taking on Rahul Gandhi, the BJP minister said, Congress’s attachment and devotion to the Gandhi scion is overshadowing the party’s commitment and devotion to the nation.”
“Congress mein Rahul bhakti desh bhakti par bhaari padh rahi hai,” Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Ravi Shankar Prasad continued and said, “What does Congress mean by saying that BJP made Jaish-e-Mohammed? You know who will be happy with this comment? The ISI.” Ravi Shankar Prasad.
“If Rahul Gandhi’s comment on PM Modi was shamelful then the press conference of the Congress today crossed all limits.”
“Agar Rahul Gandhi ki tippani sharmindagi thi, to Congress ki aaj ki press conference sharmindagi ki parakashtha thi,” Prasad added.
A while ago, the Congress slammed the BJP for what it said was the “politicising” of the surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC on September 29, and accused BJP President Amit Shah of using the issue for political gains.
“The people who have been to jail and who have murder cases against them are pointing fingers at others,” Congress leader Kapil Sibal said, without naming anyone.
“We never imagined the Bharatiya Janata Party will stoop so low. They are questioning the roots of (Congress Vice-President) Rahul Gandhi; they are questioning Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi,” he said.
Sibal also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop Amit Shah from making such remarks.