Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally claimed that China had “dared to enter India and kill our soldiers” as Modi has “weakened” the nation.
- PTI Kurukshetra (Haryana)
- Last Updated: October 6, 2020, 10:18 PM IST
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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sharpened his assault in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India’s border standoff with China, saying had the UPA been in energy, the neighbouring nation wouldn’t have dared to look at our nation with an evil eye. He additionally claimed that China had “dared to enter India and kill our soldiers” as Modi has “weakened” the nation.
Further focusing on the federal government over the almost five-month-long navy standoff in jap Ladakh, Gandhi mentioned through the led UPA’s rule, “China would not dare to take a step inside our territory”, including had UPA been in energy, “we would have evicted and thrown out China and it would not have taken 15 minutes to do so”.The former Congress president, who reached right here from Pehowa to handle his remaining public gathering as a part of his ‘Kheti Bachao Yatra’, mentioned not one of the insurance policies of the Modi authorities over the past six years had been meant to profit the poor, farmers or labourers.
“Modi said China has not entered Indian territory. Then how were our 20 jawans killed? Who killed them?”he requested whereas addressing a gathering at Anaj Mandi right here late this night. “There is only one nation in the entire world whose land has been usurped and that is India and they call themselves patriots. The prime minister calls himself ‘desh bhakt’ (patriot) and the whole country knows that China’s forces are inside our territory, what kind of patriot he is?” mentioned Gandhi.
The authorities had earlier termed as “mischievous interpretation” the Congress’s claims that China had occupied Indian territory in jap Ladakh area. Continuing his assault, Gandhi mentioned, “China came inside our territory four months back and how much time will it take to throw them out. I feel till the time the UPA government is not formed, China will continue to occupy the territory, but the day our government we will throw them out,” including “Our Army, Air Force would have pushed them back by 100 km.” He claimed that the prime minister doesn’t realise the ability of the nation, its farmers and labourers and is simply involved about his picture. “He clicks photos and you must have seen the empty tunnel he is waving (referring to inauguration of Atal tunnel a few days ago,” he mentioned.
Gandhi, who held a collection of tractor rallies in Punjab since Sunday to protest the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines, drove a tractor to Haryana, the place he held two gatherings, the earlier one being in Pehowa. Senior Congress leaders together with Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Kumari Selja, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Kuldeep Bishnoi, Kiran Choudhary, Ajay Singh Yadav and Deepender Singh Hooda additionally accompanied Gandhi throughout his programmes in Haryana.
The Haryana leg of his tractor rally obtained delayed by greater than two hours after state authorities stopped a lot of Congress staff from Punjab who had been accompanying him from Patiala to the inter-state border. However, later Gandhi alongside with few Congress leaders was allowed to enter Haryana, the place a lot of social gathering staff accompanied him throughout his tractor rally.