Congress’ ‘youth leader’ a national embarrassment, not Parrikar: BJP

Following Parrikar’s statement giving credit of the recently-conducted surgical strikes to the RSS teachings, the Congress had fired yet another salvo at the Defence Minister and said that the latter was an embarrassment to the nation and was unworthy of his post.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: October 19, 2016 3:05 pm
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Hitting out at the Congress party for calling Manohar Parrikar a ‘national embarrassment’ after the Defence Minister gave credit for the recently-conducted surgical strikes to the teachings of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday launched a veiled attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and said that the grand old party’s “youth leader” has been an embarrassment for India endless times.

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BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao told ANI that they do not take suggestions from the Congress party as to, who should be the Defence Minister of India as they have issues with the ruling dispensation and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fight against terrorism. “Who else accept Manish Tewari knows it better about the national embarrassment because his party and his party’s youth leader has been an embarrassment for our nation a lot many times,” Rao said.

“Before accusing the Defence Minister of our country, Congress party should think once. Today also, Congress party has issues with the ruling government and Narendra Modi for their fight against them fighting terrorism,” he said, adding that the Congress party should answer as to why they have issues with the Centre fighting against terrorism and why “do they speak the language of Pakistan.”

Following Parrikar’s statement giving credit of the recently-conducted surgical strikes to the RSS teachings, the Congress had fired yet another salvo at the Defence Minister and said that the latter was an embarrassment to the nation and was unworthy of his post.

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“The Defence Minister is very quick to credit everyone from the mythology to the RSS for the operations along the LoC. This leads to two inescapable conclusions, number one: Manohar Parrikar does not deserve to be the Defence Minister of India, this man is a national embarrassment; number two: that the operation along the LoC were unfortunately targeted more domestic consumption rather than changing the behaviour of the deep state in Pakistan,” Manish Tewari said.

“The problem is that where the government has to speak it is keeping silent. And the Goa declaration of BRICS is perhaps the most sterling example of the government’s absolute and abject failure. Despite all the rhetoric and the laser sharp discords on terror and isolating Pakistan what you have is one sundry remark. One little generic remark in almost a 20 paragraph Goa declaration and what does it say, “We strongly condemn the recent several attacks against some BRICS countries including that in India.” I read the statement for the second time, we have an attack in Uri, we lose security personnel and the government is not even able to convince its interlocutors that it was a terrorist strike,” said Tewari.

Speaking at an event in Ahmedabad, Parrikar said,”I wonder that a Prime Minister from the land of Mahatma Gandhi and a Defence Minister from Goa and surgical strikes, the situation was quite. Maybe the RSS teachings were there, but this was very different kind of combination.”

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First Published on: October 18, 2016 1:28 pm
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    Satyaki
    Oct 18, 2016 at 8:43 am
    Haan bc, sorry BJP. That's all you have to say nowadays. Criticize Rahul whenever you are attacked for you ch00tya governing.
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      SubbuI
      Oct 18, 2016 at 9:07 am
      I JUST WROTE IN ANOTHER COMMENT ON RAHUL VISIT TO CHENNAI TO SEE JAYLALALTHA WHO IS HOSPITALISED AND RETURED WITH OUT VISITING M.KARUNANITHI.THERE I MENTIONED ANY COMMENTA AGAINST BJP OR MODI OR SERGICALJOKER PARRIKAR. ALL IN BJP COME OUT AND ATTACK RAHUL. That is the first sign of in security against Rahul hi the only NATINAL LEADER BJP IS WORRIED ABOUT that he will defeat them one day may be in 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 yrs BUT FOR SURE HE WILL DEFEAT THESE DEFISIVE AND COMMUNAL NALAYAK NMODI.we wish him all the best
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        Barb Dewyre
        Oct 18, 2016 at 11:16 am
        That Rahul hi does not have it in him to lead the nation is a fact and the BJP cadre should be overjo. There is no compeion to their inept leaders who haven't actually glorified themselves by their actions. Had there been some serious opposition, this government would have found it difficult to complete their term.
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          JM
          Oct 19, 2016 at 1:04 am
          Parrikar is an embarment to India. He is in the same category of irani.He should be selling feni in Goa rather than talking about defence matters
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            Kim Sharma
            Oct 18, 2016 at 9:58 am
            Moderator,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Your biased act is to be raised with the management. Isn't your office still in Noida Sec 10? Aren't you in the first floor? Letters that doesn't suit your affiliation are not being displa. You would have been three rungs belong your position if Hindus were ruling the country post 1947.
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              lohit joshi
              Oct 19, 2016 at 3:50 am
              Parrikar is a very talented and excellent person for defence minister.. Who are u to question. This just exposes your hatred to BJP. BJP are on right track...
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                lohit joshi
                Oct 19, 2016 at 3:50 am
                There is nothing wrong in praising Modi.. It was all Modi's master plan in throwing stan out of the globe..
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                  p t
                  Oct 18, 2016 at 12:59 pm
                  Where the fck is Priyanka hi ? We need her to lead the nation.
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                    sanju
                    Oct 18, 2016 at 4:17 pm
                    For past 60 odd years congresss could not convince the world that pak ia terror country,while manish tiwari was quick to say anna was a bhagoda of army,so congress should not speak to much as we aslo know how khursid served biryani to pak when soldiers were beheaded,modi ji has made us proud ,to a extent that trump to has to become fan of india,to all who are against modi ,we voted for modi and will vote for him again and again..
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                      team
                      Oct 18, 2016 at 8:50 am
                      JUMLA PARTY IS THERE ANY PROVISION TO BRING DOWN GOVT WHO AS MAJORITY TELL US , THIS GOVT IS USELESS AND HARMFUL FOR ALL INDIA 127 CRORE PEOPLE . MAY BE THIS GOVT AS SOLD THE NATION TO ISRAEL , THANKS TOO MANMOHAN SINGH THE RFORMS MADE UNDER HIM ARE GOING ON TILL TODAY OTHER WISE WE WOULD HAVE FACED BOOK MARI LIKE 1923. THIRD CL GOVT JUMLE PE JUMLA KUCH NAHI KARNA , for CONGRESS AND RAHUL HI SONIA HI MANMOHANSINGH WE ARE REALLY SORRY NOT VOTED FOR YOU. THIS WAS ALL INDIANS MISTAKE
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