Surat: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah on Sunday attacked the Opposition leaders for questioning the authenticity and demanding proof of IAF air strikes that decimated biggest terror hideouts of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. Claiming that Opposition statements brought a smile on Pakistan’s face, Shah asserted that he ‘feels ashamed’ after questions were raised on country’s armed forces. Also Read - US Determined To Help India In 'Hour Of Need' Amid COVID-19 Surge, Says Kamala Harris
“Mamata Ji asks for proof, Rahul Baba says it is being politicised, Akhilesh says it should be investigated. Feel ashamed, such statements bring a smile to Pakistan’s face,” Shah said while addressing a rally in Gujarat’s Surat. Also Read - IPL 2021: When and Where IPL 2021 Can Be Rescheduled?
Praising PM Narendra Modi‘s calmness in the face of adversity, Shah said, “Earlier jawans used to be beheaded and insulted but today, the situation is such that when our jawan fell in Pakistan while shooting down an F-16, within 24 hours he was back.” He credited PM Modi’s will power for this humongous change. Also Read - Hundreds of Israelis Chant 'Om Namah Shivaya', Pray For India's Recovery Against Covid | Watch
The BJP President went on to add that after the Pulwama terror attack “everyone thought that surgical strikes can’t be done this time, what will happen now?” “At that time PM Modi’s government did an airstrike on the 13th day and killed more than 250 terrorists,” quipped Shah.