NEW DELHI — Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday appealed to opposition events to introspect their statement on “blatant politicisation” of the sacrifices of the militia, announcing it’s being utilized by Pakistan to reinforce their case, drawing a pointy retort from the Congress that it’s the ruling occasion “management who require actual introspection”.
Jaitley hit out on the Opposition, announcing why it’s alleging that the federal government is politicising the anti-terror operation when the entire country is talking in a single voice.
The entire country has spoken in a single voice. Why, then is India’s opposition alleging that the Govt is politicising our Anti-Terror Operations.
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) February 27, 2019
“My enchantment to India’s opposition – ‘Let the rustic talk in a single voice’. Please introspect – ‘Your ill-advised remark is being utilized by Pakistan to reinforce its case’.”
Countering Jaitley, Congress leader spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted:
It’s BJP & its management who require actual introspection.
Complete opposition stood as one backing the militia & the Executive. Nonetheless, Amit Shah & complete BJP resorted to credit score looking for for the sacrifice of our martyrs & indulged in blaming the Congress provocatively https://t.co/BlOLgX1gwE
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) February 27, 2019
The 21 opposition events after their assembly previous within the day issued a joint remark expressing “deep anguish” over what they alleged used to be “blatant politicisation” of the sacrifices of militia.
They recommended the federal government to take the country into self assurance on all measures to give protection to India’s sovereignty, solidarity and integrity.
The remark mentioned, “Nationwide safety will have to go beyond slender political concerns… The leaders seen that the top minister has, regrettably, now not convened an all-party assembly as in keeping with established apply in our democracy.”