Union home minister Shah: PM Modi made India safe, sent message it isn’t weak

Times of India | 1 month ago | 29-11-2022 | 07:38 am

Union home minister Shah: PM Modi made India safe, sent message it isn’t weak

VADODARA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent the message with his decisive actions that India isn’t weak, unlike the Congress-led government of 10 years before him that let Pakistan-backed terrorists behead Indian soldiers with impunity, Union home minister Amit Shah said Monday at an election rally in Vadodara’s Savli. He said when Uri and Pulwama attacks happened, the PM gave orders to the Army and Air Force in 10 days. “Surgical strikes were conducted in Pakistan to destroy terrorists and our armed forced returned safely,” he said. He said the PM had made India safe and sent a message that the Army and borders should not be messed with. “In 2014, Narendrabhai became the Prime Minister and Pakistan did not know what change happened. Pakistan did not realise Maunibaba Manmohan Singh was not the Prime Minister, Narendrabhai was the Prime Minister,” he said, attacking Congress on issues ranging from Gujarat’s developmentto Kashmir and terrorism. Addressing a Naranpura rally, Shah said: “There used to be regular communal riots in the state during Congress regimes. But nobody has dared to create communal disturbance after 2002. BJP has changed the identity of Ahmedabad from “begum and badshah city” to Karnavati”. The home minister took a dig at Rahul Gandhi over Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar joining his Bharat Jodo Yatra. He said Gandhi should be ashamed of it because Patkar stalled the Narmada dam project for 20 years. On Kashmir, Shah said Congress allowed Article 370 to give special status to J&K for 70 years. “This mistake of Nehru was cossetted like a small child,” he said.

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