CHANDIGARH: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday lashed out at the Congress, accusing it of “not criticising China” whereas “posing questions” to the High Minister Narendra Modi-led Union authorities over the Ladakh standoff between each international locations.
Addressing a virtual rally organised by the Chandigarh unit of the BJP, the minister additionally accused Congress president Sonia Gandhi and inclined social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi of asking questions, allegedly “designed to diminish the morale of the militia”.
“What has took place to the Congress? They request of questions about each day basis, Rahul Gandhi, Soniaji. No different social gathering is elevating any put a query to,” talked about Prasad relating to the Galwan Valley clash between soldiers of China and India not too prolonged ago.
“They by no intention criticise China overtly and are asking questions from the authorities. They are asking questions about soldiers,” he alleged, adding that Rahul Gandhi had “sought a proof of the Balakot airstrike” too.
The final public had thrashed them within the elections nonetheless they didn’t be taught from their “mistakes”, the Union minister talked about in an obvious reference to the BJP’s victory within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Responding to Rahul Gandhi’s put a query to why soldiers beget been despatched unarmed in Ladakh, Prasad talked about it used to be the Congress-led authorities in 1993 which signed a pact with China for not using firearms on the Line of Precise Regulate (LAC).
Referring to the clash whereby 20 Indian soldiers beget been killed, Prasad talked about over 40 Chinese troops beget been killed, which the Chinese authorities are hiding. Prasad additionally asked Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to reply to questions raised by the Congress leaders.
“I beget to request of a put a query to from Captain Sahib. You have been an Military Captain and likewise you are a patriot. At a time when there may well be a rigidity between India and China, Rahul and Soniaji are making an strive to enhance questions,” he talked about.
“Let Capt Amarinder Singh reply as to what his beget reaction on the vogue Rahul Gandhi and Soniaji are everyday elevating questions, designed to diminish the morale of the forces and the nation,” talked about Prasad.
Prasad additionally alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation got donations from the Chinese embassy in 2005-06.
“Soniaji is the president of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation whereas Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi are its contributors,” talked about Prasad.
“What used to be the want for taking money from China? Why did you take dangle of money? There isn’t this form of thing as a acknowledge until now,” he talked about.
“When they (Congress) take dangle of money from China, then how may well well they overtly criticise it,” he alleged.
Extra slamming Rahul Gandhi for questioning the lockdown imposed for containing the coronavirus spread, Prasad talked about if he had a region with the lockdown, then why he may well well not convince his beget chief ministers (the put the Congress is in energy).
“Chief Minister Amarinder Singh imposed a curfew, not lockdown. In a similar intention, Rajasthan and Maharashtra imposed lockdowns,” he talked about.