The Congress spokesperson’s feedback got here in wake of Modi’s Independence Day speech the place he had made an indirect reference to the Galwan Valley conflict, with out naming China
New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday requested why those sitting in power are scared of naming China which has entered Indian territory, and stated each Congress employee and each Indian is proud of the armed forces.
Talking to reporters after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address, Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala additionally stated all Indians ought to ask the federal government this Independence Day what it was doing to guard the nation and push China again.
In his speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the prime minister stated India’s troopers had given a becoming reply to those who had challenged the nation’s sovereignty, from “LoC to LAC”. Modi, who didn’t title China, added that the entire nation is united in defending the sovereignty of the nation.
“Each and every Congress worker and all 130 crore Indians are proud of our armed forces and have full faith in them. We salute the armed forces for giving China an apt reply every time there has been an attack. But what about those who are sitting in power. Why are they scared of mentioning China’s name?” Surjewala requested.
“At a time when China has entered Indian territory, every Indian needs to ask the government what it is doing to push China back and protect the country. On this Independence Day, they should ask this. That is the true sense of democracy,” the Congress chief added.
He stated you will need to query the federal government on whether or not it believes in the mandate of the folks and if there’s freedom to talk freely in the nation.
“Does our government believe in democracy? Does our government believe in public opinion? Do we have the freedom to speak, think, to travel, to wear what we like, to earn our livelihood or has that been curbed?” Surjewala requested.
The basis of an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India), he stated, was laid by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and our freedom fighters.
“But a government which is selling public sector undertakings, handing over railways and airports to private players and attacking everything from LIC to FCI, will that government be able to keep the freedom of this country safe.? It is the duty of the government and every citizen to keep the freedom of the country safe,” he added.
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