New Delhi, November 20
The BJP on Saturday hit out on the Congress after its Punjab unit president Navjot Singh Sidhu reportedly known as Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his “elder brother” throughout a visit to Kartarpur Sahib, alleging the opposition occasion sees terror teams like IS and Boko Haram in Hindutva whereas it finds a “bhai jaan” in Khan.
A purported video of Sidhu being welcomed by a Pakistani official on behalf of Khan has gone viral by which the Congress chief is heard saying Khan was like a “bada bhai” to him and that he liked him loads.
It’s a severe matter of concern for India, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra stated because the ruling occasion seized on the problem to focus on the Congress.
He claimed that there was a bigger design at work, and Sidhu’s feedback had been linked to a variety of Congress leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi, criticising Hindutva.
Referring to Congress chief Salman Khurshid’s assertion in his newest e book, Patra stated the opposition occasion sees terror teams such because the ISIS and the Boko Haram in Hindutva whereas it finds a “bhai jaan” in Khan.
It’s being finished for appeasement politics because the Congress nonetheless believes that there’s a part in India which will probably be proud of reward for Pakistan. There are not any such individuals in India although, Patra added.
He famous that Sidhu had praised Khan and Pakistan earlier too and had hugged its military chief Qamar Javed Bajwa throughout an earlier journey to the neighbouring nation.
Noting that Punjab is a border state the place Pakistan tries to foment troubles, Patra stated it wants a mature and patriotic management.
Sidhu is just not proper for India and Punjab deserves higher than him, he stated.
Pakistan’s international minister had just lately described Hindutva as a menace to world safety, and he had borrowed the time period from Rahul Gandhi, the BJP chief alleged.
To a query about Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi writing a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the farmers’ subject, Patra shot again and requested if she additionally considers Khan an elder brother like Sidhu as she had previously known as the Punjab chief her brother.
Sharing the video, BJP IT division head Amit Malviya tweeted, “Rahul Gandhi’s favorite Navjot Singh Sidhu calls Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his “bada bhai”. Final time he had hugged Gen Bajwa, Pakistan Military’s Chief, heaped praises. Is it any shock that the Gandhi siblings selected a Pakistan loving Sidhu over veteran Amarinder Singh?”
India had just lately opened the Kartarpur Sahib hall, and a variety of pilgrims from Punjab, together with politicians, have visited the place on the event of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak’s beginning anniversary. —PTI