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Diggy calls Pulwama ‘accident’, BJP retorts was Rajiv death accident too?

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Published : Mar 5, 2019, 11:13 am IST
Updated : Mar 5, 2019, 11:56 am IST

Singh sought to know from the government that reports about Indian Air Force’s strike in Balakot is true or false.

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday referred to Pulwama attack as an 'accident' in a series of tweets to target Modi government. (Photo: File)
 Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday referred to Pulwama attack as an 'accident' in a series of tweets to target Modi government. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday referred to Pulwama attack as an “accident” in a series of tweets to target Modi government.

Singh sought to know from the government that reports about Indian Air Force’s strike in Balakot is true or false.

 

Photo: ANI | TwitterPhoto: ANI | Twitter

“…some foreign media have raised doubts over the air strike by our air force following Pulwama accident which is putting [a] question mark on the credibility of our Government of India,” Singh wrote on Twitter adding, “Prime Minister, some ministers of your government say that 300 terrorists were killed, BJP president says 250 were killed, Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh chief minister) says 400 were killed and your minister SS Ahluwalia says no one died. And, you have been silent on this matter. The nation wants to know who is a liar.”

The tweet comes a day after Kapil Sibal tried to corner Modi government over IAF strike and tweeted:

Hitting back at Digvijaya’s remark on Pulwama attack as an ‘accident’, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, “What is wrong with Congress? They are speaking against the nation’s sentiments. They are rejecting the information given by the armed forces. There is no democracy where armed forces and their capabilities are questioned. (Congress ko kya hogya hai?Desh ki jan bhawna se ek dum ulti baat karte hain,sena ki jankari ko jhutla rahe hain.Aisa kisi lok tantra desh mein nahi hota jahan sena par hi avishwas darshaya jata hai.)”

 

VK Singh said, “With due respect, I would like to ask Digvijaya Singh Ji, was Rajiv Gandhi's assassination an accident or a terror incident?”

On being asked about the casualty figure in IAF air strikes, VK Singh said, “The figure is of the attack on Balakot (250 casualties), attack was only at one place, nowhere else. The target was selected carefully, away from residential areas to avoid civilian casualty.”

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