New Delhi: Hitting a new low, BJP leader Pankaja Munde on Monday wondered aloud if latching a bomb onto Congress president Rahul Gandhi and sending him to another country would help him and those questioning the surgical strikes, get an answer. Also Read - Over 200 School Students, Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus in Maharashtra Hostel | Lockdown Likely?
News agency ANI quoted the Maharashtra cabinet minister lambasting the critics of the ‘pre-emptive air strikes’ carried out by the Indian Air Force on camps of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pakistan’s Balakot in February 2019 and the surgical strikes held in September 2016. Also Read - Coronavirus: Maharashtra Reports 8807 New Cases, 80 Deaths; Districts Asked to Ramp up Testing
She said, “We did surgical strike after a cowardly attack on our soldiers. Some people ask what was surgical strike&what’s evidence? I say we should’ve attached a bomb to Rahul Gandhi&should have sent him to another country. Then they would have understood.” Also Read - Coronavirus: Schools, Colleges, Coaching Institutes To Remain Shut till March 31 in Maharashtra’s Jalna
Pankaja Munde has a knack for courting controversy, while campaigning for her sister Pritam last week she had said, “This is not a Zilla Parishad, but a Lok Sabha election. Mahamanv Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar wrote the Constitution. We have to change the Constitution, bring new bills and make some changes.”