Narendra Modi should attack Pakistan if it is meddling in Gujarat Assembly elections, says Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should display guts and attack Pakistan if it was indeed found 'interfering' in the ongoing Gujarat elections

IANS December 12, 2017 15:39:59 IST
Narendra Modi should attack Pakistan if it is meddling in Gujarat Assembly elections, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should display guts and attack Pakistan if it was indeed found "interfering" in the ongoing Gujarat elections.

The Sena also urged Modi "to arrest all the people" who attended a dinner at the home of Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar where the Pakistan High Commissioner, former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders were present and book them for treason.

"The PM (prime minister) has levelled a serious allegation that Pakistan is interfering in Gujarat polls. We are very concerned if this is true."

"Until now, Pakistan was meddling only in Jammu and Kashmir and China in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh," said editorials in the party mouthpieces Saamana and Dopahar Ka Saamana.

Narendra Modi should attack Pakistan if it is meddling in Gujarat Assembly elections says Shiv Sena

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AP

The editorials asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) whether Pakistan was indeed helping to install Congress MP (Member of Parliament) Ahmed Patel as the next chief minister of Gujarat.

The BJP ally said it was strange that Modi chose to make such a serious allegation at an election rally in Gujarat instead of taking action against Pakistan.

"Besides, despite having a strong intelligence set-up, the PM (prime minister) said he learnt about the meeting from media reports. This is an equally serious issue. Instead of tossing it at an election meeting, he should order the Indian Army to enter Pakistan and intervene."

The party said Modi's campaign talk exposed the BJP's intellectual bankruptcy because at each election either Pakistan or absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim was dragged.

"For how long will you continue raking up Pakistan's name at every occasion? The country expects you to act. So do it. Otherwise, mere allegations are hurled even by Yashwant Sinha and Nana Patole," the Sena said.

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