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Rahul Gandhi Slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi For Not Giving Martyr Status To 40 CRPF Jawans Killed In Pulwama

Picture : Twitter / INCIndia
Picture : Twitter / INCIndia

After BJP president Amit Shah during a rally in Assam slammed Congress for compromising national security, it was the turn of the Congress president Rahul Gandhi to hit back. In tweet Rahul Gandhi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not giving martyr status to 40 CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama .

Rahul also incidentally linked the Pulwama attack and the Rafale deal to target Modi and mentioned Anil Ambani as well

It may be recalled In 2017, the ministry of defence stated in response to an RTI query that there is no term as ‘martyr’ or ‘shaheed’ in the Army or the police. It said that a soldier or a policeman killed in action is called a ‘battle casualty’ or ‘operations casualty’ respectively.

The Congress party too, gunned at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the party , in a press conference addressed by Communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that PM Modi was shooting documentary film in Corbett national park for “propaganda and publicity” till the evening of February 14 despite the Pulwama attack taking place in the afternoon that day.

 

It also launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJP in a series of questions on its  party’s twitter handle  in the wake of the Pulwama strike that killed more than 40 CRPF jawans.

 

 

 

 

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