In a veiled assault on the BJP, the Shiv Sena on Thursday stated those that launch “cyber attacks” on political opponents in Maharashtra mustn’t discover it troublesome to battle China which is locked in a border stand-off with India.
The comment within the Sena mouthpiece ”Saamana” got here a day after the get together’s ally Congress alleged that “thousands” of Twitter accounts had been opened after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise in June “just to run a campaign against the Mumbai Police and the state government”.
The Congress referred to as it a “BJP-driven social media terrorism”. The BJP dismissed the Congress allegations as “wild and baseless”.
The Sena, a former BJP ally, and the Congress are constituents of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities.
An editorial within the Sena mouthpiece claimed stated after Mr Rajput’s demise on June 14, “80,000 fake social media accounts” had been opened and operated from the US, Nepal, Turkey, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
“A government which can launch such cyber attackson political opponents in Maharashtra, defeating China should not be difficult for it,” the Marathi day by day stated, taking potshots on the BJP with out naming it.
“The cyber attacks were defeated. But, we have to sink our political differences for national security and sovereignty to win in Ladakh and the Kashmir Valley,” it stated.
On Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s comment that had the UPA been in energy, “we would have evicted and thrown out China and it would not have taken 15 minutes to do so”, the Sena publication stated the BJP has not but responded to his problem.
“What strategy does he have? Prime Minister Narendra Modi should speak to Gandhi. After all, it is a question of national security,” it stated.
Those who really feel Mr Gandhi’s assertion is garbage, ought to examine on PM Modi’s related feedback made earlier, it stated.
“Everyone welcomed the abrogation of Article 370…but now China has entered Ladakh. We have to fight on both fronts.
“We threaten Pakistan however usually are not prepared to even identify China. A weak Pakistan is making the most of the India-China border tensions,” the editorial stated.