Addressing a gathering in Ghazipur, Shah said that while the air strikes in Balakot led to cheers and celebrations across the country there was ‘Matam’ (condolence) in just two camps. “One in Pakistan and the other in Congress. Even Bua (BSP chief Mayawati) Bhatija (SP president Akhilesh Yadav) expressed their grief over the death of terrorists,” Shah said during the Vijay Sankalp rally in Ghazipur where BJP has fielded union minister Manoj Sinha.
Shah said that the BJP government had no intention of doing ‘ilu ilu’ with the terrorists who targetted the Indian territory in Kashmir. “Agar Pakistan se goli aayegi toh Hum uska jawab goley se denge… (if Pakistan fires a bullet then the Indian government would retaliate with a cannon ball),” Shah said.
The BJP chief also hit out at the opposition camp for asking the India to initiate talks with the Pakistan government. “Rahul Gandhi’s advisor Sam Pitroda asks the government to initiate talks. I want to tell Rahul Baba that they should restrict their policies to themselves,” he said, adding that the BJP government would continue to hit back if terror attacks continued Making sense of 2019 #ElectionswithtimesView Full Coverage