New Delhi: Kick-starting Congress party’s Lok Sabha poll campaign in Karnataka, Rahul Gandhi posed a question for Prime Minister Narendra Modi- if BJP’s was not to blame for freeing Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar during Kandahar plane hijacking case.

While addressing a rally in Haveri, Rahul Gandhi said, “Kuch din pehle Pulwama mein CRPF ke log shaheed hote hain. Mera PM se chota sa sawaal, ‘Inn CRPF ke shaheedo ko kisne maara? JeM ke chief ka naam kya hai? Kya BJP ki sarkar ne Masood Azhar ko Hindustan ki jail se Pakistan nahi bheja tha?”

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is in Karnataka to launch the party’s Lok Sabha election 2019 campaign from the BJP stronghold Haveri district. Various events are lined up for the day including, rallies and public meetings at Raichur, Vijayapura and so on.

It is learnt that Congress might try to emulate BJP’s Vistarak project for their new programme, so to gain influence in the area.