MUMBAI: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday claimed that one other “Pulwama-like assault” would come inside a few months” on the top of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
“Mark my phrases — one other Pulwama-type strike shall be organised within the subsequent two months, in the course of the Lok Sabha elections, to divert peoples’ consideration from all issues to patriotism,” he said, addressing get together staff.
A minimum of 20 Indian troopers have been killed on February 14 in Pulwama, when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden automobile right into a bus within the paramilitary power’s convoy.
Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Get together chief Amit Shah’s assertion on the variety of casualties within the Balakot airstrike, Thackeray stated whether or not Shah was one of many “co-pilots” who participated in it.
Dismissing the Indian authorities’s declare that a big camp of terrorists was destroyed within the air raids, Thackeray stated had that been the case, Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman wouldn’t have been allowed to return house from captivity by Pakistan.
“There’s a restrict to talking lies. Lies are being spoken to win elections. In a bid to win upcoming elections, there shall be one other Pulwama like assault inside the subsequent one or two months,” he stated.
Furthermore, Congress chief Vijayashanti Srinivas additionally hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and likened him to a “terrorist” and alleged he was ruling like a dictator.
The veteran actress stated the upcoming Lok Sabha elections was basically a battle between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi.
Gandhi was preventing for the survival of democracy, whereas Modi has “dominated like a dictator” throughout his tenure in a means that killed democracy and troubled the individuals, Srinivas stated.
“All people is scared in regards to the BJP right this moment… they’re scared as to what bomb Modiji will explode when….Showing like a terrorist,” she stated.