1. Mutilation of jawans: Kapil Sibal attacks Narendra Modi, rakes up gifting of ‘bangles to PM’ issue

Mutilation of jawans: Kapil Sibal attacks Narendra Modi, rakes up gifting of ‘bangles to PM’ issue

Following a similar incident, Union Minister Smriti Irani had offered bangles to former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 1, 2017 10:47 PM
kapil sibal, mutilation of jawans, pm narendra modi, mutilation of indian jawans, bangles comment, kapil sibal bangle comments, bangles kapil sibal “When a similar incident took place during the UPA regime, a BJP MP wanted to gift bangles to the then prime minister. I would like to ask her that will she now do the same and gift bangles to Prime Minister Modi after this mutilation,” Kapil Sibal was quoted as saying by ANI. (PTI)

Citing a statement given by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader years ago, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday attacked the NDA government and asked whether any saffron party leader would now send bangles to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Following a similar incident, current Union Minister Smriti Irani had offered bangles to former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime. “When a similar incident took place during the UPA regime, a BJP MP wanted to gift bangles to the then prime minister. I would like to ask her that will she now do the same and gift bangles to Prime Minister Modi after this mutilation,” Kapil Sibal was quoted as saying by ANI. In 2013, Irani, while delivering a speech in Indore during the UPA regime, had said that she would send “bangles” to then prime minister Manmohan Singh after a terrorist attack on the Indian Army.  Delivering a speech, Irani had alleged that the then central government had not been doing anything to safeguard the borders even after “10 attackers came and attacked us”

Also Read | How Pakistan Army crossed 250 metre into Indian side, mutilated bodies of two soldiers

Earlier in the day, Pakistan army mutilated bodies of two Indian Jawans, who were killed earlier today in a ceasefire violation at Krishna Ghati sector here. Confirmed the news, Indian Army released a statement on Twitter. “Pak Army carried out unprovoked Rocket and Mortar firing on two forward posts on the line of control in Krishna Ghati Sector. Simultaneously a BAT action was launched on a patrol operating in between the two posts. In a unsoldierly act by the Pak Army the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated . Such despicable act of Pakistan Army will be appropriately responded,” read the Indian Army’s statement.

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