TMC says BJP is trying to replace Ashoka emblem on military uniform with party logo
Taking on the BJP for allegedly politicizing the airstrike in Pakistan, the Trinamool Congressman said on Tuesday it was trying to replace the Ashoka emblem on the military uniform with the party logo. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should stop taking credit for the preemptive strike against terrorist camps in Pakistan, as the armed forces belong to India and not to the Saffron Party, the national spokesperson for the Saffron Party said. Trinamool Congressman, Derek O’Brien.
âThe BJP is shamelessly trying to replace the Ashok Stambh (emblem) on the uniform of the armed forces, with their party logo. Not a single opposition leader politicized the airstrike, it was just the BJP that did it. âThe armed forces are the pride of India. We are still with them, but we will oppose the government of the day, which has passed its expiration date, âsaid O’Brien, who is also the leader of the parliamentary party TMC in Rajya Sabha.
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BJP National President Amit Shah said on Saturday that those who did not have the courage to avenge the killing of soldiers while in power raised doubts about the recent airstrike on the Jaish camps. e-Mohammed for “cheap politics” and their statements made Pakistan happy. Two days before Shah’s assertion, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had demanded proof of the airstrike from the Indian Air Force (IAF). She also said opposition parties wanted to know the details of the operation.