JNU row reaches Punjab:Posters of Hafiz Saeed with Modi, Rahul crop up in Amritsar

The Congress responded by accusing the BJP and RSS for allegedly promoting anti-national elements by forming the government in Jammu and Kashmir with PDP help.

Written by KAMALDEEP SINGH BRAR | Amritsar | Published:February 26, 2016 8:46 am
jnu, jnu row, punjab, punjab modi hafiz saeed posters, rahul hafiz saeed poster, bjp pdp alliance, jnu afzal guru row, india news, punjab news, jnu news, latest news The competing posters of Rahul Gandhi and PM Narendra Modi in Amritsar along with photographs of Hafiz Saeed, in Amritsar Thursday. (Source: Rana Simranjit SIngh)

THE COMPETING nationalism narrative, that has emerged between the Congress and the BJP following the JNU row, was at the heart of a poster war in Amritsar on Thursday. While the BJP put up a poster of the Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafeez Saeed and Rahul Gandhi, accusing the Congress vice-president of speaking the language of Pakistan, the Congress responded with a parallel poster of Prime Minister Narendra Modi featured with Afzal Guru, Hafiz Saeed and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti, questioning the PM’s ‘patriotic’ credentials.

Later in the day, both parties carried out a protest march against each other’s stand on the slogan shouting at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. “Rahul Gandhi has been exposed. We have been protesting his anti-national support to Afzal Guru and the latter’s supporters in JNU. We will make people aware of how it is hurting national interest,” said BJP national secretary Tarun Chugh, who led his party’s march.

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The Congress responded by accusing the BJP and RSS for allegedly promoting anti-national elements by forming the government in Jammu and Kashmir with PDP help.

“The BJP started it. They installed a poster of Rahul Gandhi with Hafiz Saeed. We were forced to expose them. We have explained how Modi is seeking the support of PDP in J&K, a party which perceives Afzal Guru as a martyr. Supporting Afzal Guru is like doing a sentry job for Saeed. This is what PM is doing and we have exhibited same in poster,” state Congress secretary Dinesh Bassi, who led his party’s march, said.

 

 

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    Chandra Shekar
    Feb 26, 2016 at 11:59 am
    well- why blame the students( young and impetuous) when the two most senior political parties are down to practising 'Gutter politics' to win votes. Just imagine the fate of the poor people of Punjab who have been forced to see the ' bread basket of India' turn into the ' Drug basket of India', now have to chose between these two political parties - one famous for looting, corruption and the other infamous for oppression and notoriety in many states( MP, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana)!
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      MyTake
      Feb 26, 2016 at 4:42 am
      Fact that they are comparing Modi with Hafeez Said shows the level of IQ these goons have.
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        Amjad khan
        Feb 26, 2016 at 7:52 am
        Mr.Sandeep Kumar u r on right I agree with u
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          Asif Ali
          Feb 26, 2016 at 9:13 am
          I want India free from fascist bjp and
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            Ravi Bhat
            Feb 26, 2016 at 9:36 am
            I can talk for myself. I had voted for Modi believing that he will do something for development, and that as a PM he leads the country in a harmonious manner. All i see in almost two years is a lot of social unrest happening because Mr. Modi wants to push his ideology forgetting that this is not what we had voted for. Again, the promised Achhe Din is becoming more and more a distant mirage. The disillusionment is increasing day by day seeing how this government is handling issues facing the nation. Mr. Modi may get his 37% with the deep polarising strategy he is using but he will certainly not get my vote again in the next election.
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              Rajesh
              Feb 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm
              Yes, typical CONgi style. Fake accusation, no facts. Just make drama after drama.
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                Bijan Mohanty
                Feb 26, 2016 at 5:24 am
                The real face of BJP has come out. In Delhi, chanting Hafeez Sa is anti-national. In Kashmir, it is perfectly national with PDP, BJP sharing the same dias with same noltion about Hafeez Sa as Hero. What a nationalism by BJP and Narendra Modi ?
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                  Damodar Modi
                  Feb 26, 2016 at 5:27 am
                  I do not believe in abusive language at all here is my analysis - Modiji grabbed power by fooling (the) 31% ... and won 280 seats ... in those 31% their were votes from Minority and Dalit and enthusiast youth who voted him for better India ignoring his past deeds .... fair enough. Now consider the scenario in 2019 ... what if 6% voters change their mind ... BJP will fall down to 25% .. not a bad performance congress had 18% only in 2014. But look at the effect on no of seats ... will call it delta effect in Mathematical term. That delta effect will be a huge bringing down BJP to around 150 seats ... still better than congress ... but who will form coalition gov. with BJP and Modi ... look how they have treated their NDA allies ... Abraham lincon says i dont judge mans character by how he behaves in difficult situation but how he behaves in winning situation .... in these case all we have seen is arrogance .... arrogance for Opposition, allies , media ...
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                    ah
                    Feb 26, 2016 at 2:14 pm
                    meanwhile TOTAL silence on worshipping Godse, no Tri Colour on RSS HQ , rape of Dalits, Untouchablity after 7 decades of Independence ..............
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                      amir
                      Feb 26, 2016 at 9:30 am
                      Congress will be obliterated along with there chamchas
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                        iftiindian
                        Feb 26, 2016 at 11:01 am
                        A new revelation exposes indian arms dealers are one of the biggest arms supplier to ISIS. As well wisher of this nation I appeal to the government that a fair investigation must be initiated and punish those who are involved. But we know that if sanghi arms dealer would be involved then it will be wrapped under carpet.
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                          Lovely
                          Feb 26, 2016 at 5:59 am
                          This 31% theory is based on our consution. For this we need to change it.
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                            Jemma Thomas
                            Feb 26, 2016 at 4:13 am
                            Are they comparing a terrorist to a elected members of a party by Indian people? Are they serious? This shows that they are telling Indian people that Kashmir is not part of India. They have made up their mind on Kashmir and they have done a deal with Indian muslim leaders and communists that if congress is brought to power they will let go Kashmir. Their dubious plans are coming to light. First they made chidambaram to say afzal guru hanging is wrong and now they are saying PDP is not Indian party so what is next? We need to figure out what is their deal with lalu, muslim league, nc, dmk and communist party in terms of kashmir. Are they planning to sell out kashmir for exchange of these parties support to get to centre? Indian have to teach these fake his a lesson during this coming state election. Wipe them out so they get to know who is the decision makers in India. Not this fake his. It is people of India.
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                              Jemma Thomas
                              Feb 26, 2016 at 7:11 am
                              is this person fake his licking dog, OMG. no wonder not barking, busy licking.
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                                Sandeep kumar
                                Feb 26, 2016 at 6:39 am
                                Our political parties are busy to gain vote on price of image of country. BJP still look like election mode. They should be responsible because people voted them for development. And in Jandk they should make clear what they want . they are doing politics . people of JandK and Indian army are being killed. This is not ethical or Rajdharma.
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                                  KV
                                  Feb 27, 2016 at 6:40 pm
                                  That is changing, unforunately the present US president is a Muslim as well. In fact the Muslim Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi just signed the FATCA act so that confidential banking info from India could be leaked to US govt, the American Muslim president Barack Obama is known to be a front man of Hamas and has funneled money to them and other Muslim groups. Hopefully if Donald trump comes, there is a chance of US to be saved from Muslims, but for India, this Muslim PM in question has more looting to do, the other party Khangress is no better.
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                                    KV
                                    Feb 26, 2016 at 6:56 am
                                    Its another proof Narendra Modi is a Muslim man. For Muslims, their religion is more important than country. Narendra Modi uses, speak, imposes and promotes only the stani language Hindi and recently rejected the peion to promote Indian languages as official languages. Islamic origin language Hindi imposition is designed for the eventual conversion of the the Hindu originated nation into an Islamic nation.
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                                      lalit
                                      Feb 26, 2016 at 10:21 am
                                      basically now a days the quality of politicians has deteriorated to large extant, no one is bothered as to what their wordings will be taken in the market, what they are more bothered is that it should enhance their vote bank in general and pority in particular. for instance incase of newly inducted CM of Delhi (Kejriwal), since coming to power, he is doing every type of NAUNTAKI to defame the opposition even at the cost of giving trouble to common public and is going to the locations where he has no control and Mashaallah his team who were not even worth to become ward representatives have now become MLA's as such have become totally mad and mind less in their actions. Now this new Rangrute " Rahul Bhiyya" he stands no where in front of a person like Modi. he is even not a iota in front of him. but still he takes a dig with him every day and at every occasion. Truly speaking, during last 5 years of their rule in india their leaders had badly pla with the image of our country in the international fourm, now, he had got a brilliant chance to sit in opposition and learn from Mr. Modi the political stunts in various fields, but no he has his own mind ( which is below average) and he speaks whatever comes to his mind the recent example was that of JNU. since becoming a MP he has not come out from his old statement " Congress ek Soonch hai, ek vichardara hai" and beyond these two wards neither is their any Soonch nor is there any vichardara, because their Soonch died with Jawaharlal and their vichardara was burnt with the corpse of Indra Ghandi. Now bacha Congress alone, it will be get surely destro by Rahul Bhiyya. ........ Thanks
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                                        abc def
                                        Feb 26, 2016 at 3:27 pm
                                        The concept of political untouchability was introduced by the secular parties and that's what they practise and preach . Kashmir is a very sensitive state and had BJP not formed the government the state would have gone under the Presidents rule .The other choice was to form a govt on common grounds .Presidents rule in Kashmir would have been a blow to democracy and India's interest in the valley
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                                          manu
                                          Feb 26, 2016 at 9:21 am
                                          And create peaceful Islamic Caliphate.
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                                            M Prabhu
                                            Feb 26, 2016 at 4:34 am
                                            This is a very good example of " paying back one in one's own coin ".
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