Day after Rahul slams PM Modi, Amit Shah condemns politics over surgical strikes

The BJP President also thanked the media for bringing out the truth behind the surgical strikes. Quoting eyewitnesses along the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Express had reported that the strikes indeed took place on September 29.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 7, 2016 3:01 pm
(Source: Twitter/@BJP4India) BJP President Amit Shah addressed a press conference in New Delhi on Friday where he slammed political parties of politicising the surgical strikes. (Source: Twitter/@BJP4India)

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday slammed Rahul Gandhi after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of hiding behind the blood of the soldiers and doing ‘dalali’ over their sacrifice. Addressing a press conference in the capital on Saturday, Shah condemned the politics over surgical strikes, saying the Congress vice-president crossed all the limits. “Some parties tried to question the surgical strikes, some even raised doubts. I condemn all those who have insulted our Indian Armed Forces. People who want to have a proof should go and take analysis of what is happening in Pakistan, they will learn a lot.”

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The BJP President also thanked the media for bringing out the truth behind the surgical strikes. Quoting eyewitnesses along the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Express had reported that the strikes indeed took place on September 29.

Lashing out at the Congress vice-president for his ‘dalali’ remark for PM Modi, Shah said, “Is dalali a word to refer Indian army and their efforts to save the country?” Shah also hit out at the Congress partyfor associating itself with the disappointment of Pakistan not the happiness of India. He criticised the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal too for his statements on surgical strike. “Yesterday Arvind Kejriwal was trending because of Pakistan support, you know who he is benefitting,” he said.

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When asked about parties politicising the surgical strikes for their benefit, Shah made it clear that the BJP hasn’t done so. “We have not politicised surgical strike, but yes at local level some of our partymen have got enthused with patriotic zeal after strikes. I agree taking political mileage of surgical strike is not right, but we will go to people about the success of the country’s army. Government was careful from first day not to politicise the strikes. We condemn any party questioning them,” said Shah.

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    Chandu Shah
    Oct 7, 2016 at 7:59 am
    his are the biggest IAS on this earth
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      MyTake
      Oct 7, 2016 at 9:41 am
      In summary a bug in stool feels comfortable only in stool! This is its home! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;How Rahul would know what is a dignified way and what is not?
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        MyTake
        Oct 7, 2016 at 9:05 am
        Low quality of Indian politicians had been a reason in the past for all its neighbor hating it. There was not really anything to learn from India at the time! All India had was its undue "dadagiri", without having anything on offer in terms of safety, security and economic development!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Only because Modi is trying to change the status quo, they are feeling so much intimidated, since it does not "add" anything to their "basket"!
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          MyTake
          Oct 7, 2016 at 9:10 am
          This is the same mob who wrote letters not to give Modi US visa.lt;br/gt;Reason same time and space is different!
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            MyTake
            Oct 7, 2016 at 7:18 am
            For some reason some one is obviously on drug!
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              MyTake
              Oct 7, 2016 at 7:04 am
              There are sleeper cells inside political circles too! Using one or other excuse they would like to help the terrorists! These people are nothing chameleon!
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                Rajesh
                Oct 7, 2016 at 8:04 am
                Mr.Amit Shah, Rahul baba is kid, so innocent
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                  arc
                  Oct 7, 2016 at 7:10 am
                  Rahul cannot politicakise so-called surgical strikes. But we can. By we we mean modiji fatsoji defense bribe deciderji and any ji wearing khaki chaddi.
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                    avnesh
                    Oct 7, 2016 at 10:03 am
                    Dalali is taking cuts in defence deals like bofors, agusta chopper scam etc...
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                      avnesh
                      Oct 7, 2016 at 10:02 am
                      Dalali was done when Indira hi returned 93,000 prisoners without sorting Kashmir issue..
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                        avnesh
                        Oct 7, 2016 at 9:42 am
                        Dear Rahulji, "Khoon ki Dalali" was done in 1984 by your baap Rajiv hi who allowed Anderson to flee after killing thousands in Bhopal Gas tragedy...
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                          Dash
                          Oct 7, 2016 at 8:54 am
                          It is painful to see that the chief of the ruling party has to come and expose traitors. Traitors like Pappu and Kejri have taken politics to a new low bu siding with the enemy. India deserves better leaders than these traitor politicians in oppisition.
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                            Bijan Mohanty
                            Oct 8, 2016 at 8:18 am
                            Giving all fake information.Army is not used for the first time, but BJP is publicizing for the first time! Other govts. also used Army for cross-border anti-terror operation. But nobody thumped its chest, or 56'' chest !
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                              Bijan Mohanty
                              Oct 8, 2016 at 8:14 am
                              Hey Pappua. Continue with your dream world !
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                                Bijan Mohanty
                                Oct 7, 2016 at 8:13 am
                                Why Amit Shah is so generous to thank the media as if it was not a media job and the paid media has gone to great lengths to support Shah in his hype creation.
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                                  B. SRIDHAR
                                  Oct 7, 2016 at 7:52 am
                                  One request to all! Please stop subscribing to Indian Express. It has become one of the worst news papers of late! Ive stopped after 30 years! Read the paper online!
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                                    DD
                                    Oct 7, 2016 at 10:17 am
                                    stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;....�lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;'''
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                                      Sreenivasan
                                      Oct 7, 2016 at 7:30 am
                                      We condemn anybody questioning them. We also condemn anybody questioning us. No questions to be raised in the country. All those who are raising questions are anti national. All those who demand raising the level of security on border is also an anti national. We will not disclose anything. But we will tell everything. We will claim credit of what army did and undid. We will not show the video that Rajnath Singh was to release. We only will see it and tell the public what it is.
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                                        GVG
                                        Oct 7, 2016 at 9:28 am
                                        Jumala party and Modi should stop using Army for the political gains.
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                                          Jason Thomas
                                          Oct 7, 2016 at 10:44 am
                                          It is the Modi govt that has insulted the armed forces by accepting the recommendations of the 7 Pay Commission that the defense men are below police and paramilitary men and defense officers are neither of all India services nor of cl one service and so they should be paid less in pay and allowances compared to the police and civil services. When BJP extol the services of the army day in day out for their own advantages, why is that they don't bother to check how the forces are insulted and humiliated by its own govt?
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                                            JayHind
                                            Oct 8, 2016 at 3:54 am
                                            This dhokla lover picture used by ie is 15 yr old
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