India-China border standoff: Rahul Gandhi launches fresh attack on PM, calls him Surrender Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, 21 June 2020 (15:55 IST)
New Delhi: Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the India-border standoff, Congress leader on Sunday accused the NDA government at the Centre of surrendering Indian territory.

In a fresh post on Social media, Rahul said, “Narendra Modi is actually Surrender Modi.”
 
Rahul posted on his Twitter handle a news article which looks at India’s policy towards China.
 
The article in the Japan Times is titled ‘India’s appeasement policy toward China unravels’.
 
Rahul has been constantly attacking on the with China.
 
In an attack on the Prime Minister on Saturday, Rahul had accused him of surrendering India’s territory to China. In that tweet, he had used PM Modi’s quote at the all-party meeting where he had asserted that Chinese troops did not intrude Indian territory.
 
“PM has surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression. If the land was Chinese: 1. Why were our soldiers killed? 2. Where were they killed?” Gandhi had said in his tweet on Saturday.
 
Union Home Minister Amit Shah hit back, advising Gandhi to rise above petty politics and stand in solidarity with national interest at a time when the entire country is united.
 
In an all party meeting on Friday, PM Modi had said that no intruder was on Indian territory across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and no Indian military post had been captured.
 
“Because of the improved patrolling, our vigilance has gone up and the military gets to know what is happening on the borders at the right time,” Modi said at the all-party meeting, pointing out that Indian soldiers were able to intercept the Chinese forces who earlier had a free run. “If you keep on intercepting them, it is obvious that tensions will rise,” he said.
 
But the Congress dubbed it as “a lame attempt to obfuscate the truth”. (UNI)