Maharashtra: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday targeted Congress and party leader Rahul Gandhi for criticising the central government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing a rally in Jat of Sangli district here Shah said, “when Prime Minister Modi brought the proposal to abrogate Article 370, both Congress and NCP were against it and were revolting against it. I want Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Pawar to answer to the people of Maharashtra why they were against the removal of Article 370.”
“Rahul Gandhi said that ‘Kashmir me khoon ki nadiya beh jayengi’, but no bullet had to be fired,” he added.
The minister also said, “Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first person to congratulate former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on India’s victory after the India-Pakistan war in 1971. “We were in the opposition then, but for us, the nation comes first.
Maharashtra goes to polls on October 21 and the votes will be counted on October 24.