Congress says Narendra Modi should tell India ‘truth’ about number of terrorists killed in Balakot air strike


New Delhi: Two days after Minister of State for Electronics and Info Expertise SS Ahluwalia mentioned neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor any authorities spokesperson had given any determine on the casualty of Balakot air strikes, the Congress on Monday requested the prime minister to come back out with the reality on the variety of terrorists killed.

“Modiji, your central authorities ministers are stating that TV channels’ information is faux, stating that the prime minister by no means said that 300 terrorists have been killed in the course of the Balakot air strike. Is that this true? If no, the prime minister ought to inform the reality. Regards, residents of nation,” mentioned Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala in a tweet Monday.

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala. Twitter/@INCIndia

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala. Twitter/@INCIndia

Ahluwalia, mentioned on Saturday in Siliguri that neither Modi nor any authorities spokesperson had given any determine on the casualty of air strikes.

Fairly, the Indian media and social media customers have been circulating an unconfirmed determine of terrorists killed, he mentioned.

“I’ve seen studies in Indian media and worldwide media and in addition what Modiji had mentioned. After the air strike, there was a rally by Modiji and he did not say something on the casualty figures. I wish to ask if Modiji, or any authorities spokesperson, or our celebration president Amit Shah has given any determine?” he requested reporters in Siliguri on Saturday.

The Darjeeling BJP MP’s feedback come within the wake of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee questioning the Modi government over the air strike.

Banerjee on Thursday demanded proof of the pre-emptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed coaching camps by the Indian Air Power. She additionally mentioned the opposition events wish to know the main points of the operation.

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