Cornering the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA authorities over its international coverage, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday questioned why bilateral relations with neighbouring international locations witnessed a fall after Modi got here to energy in 2014.
He mentioned there’s nonetheless no readability on the scenario on the India-China border in Ladakh the place there was a violent face-off through which 20 Indian troopers misplaced their lives.
Mr Gehlot additionally demanded PM Modi to clear the scenario in entrance of the nation.
“What’s the purpose behind the deteriorating relations with our neighbouring international locations after the NDA authorities got here to energy. When Narendra Modi grew to become prime minister, heads of the neighbouring nations had been invited. That they had come. Now, what’s the purpose that each one neighbouring international locations have turned towards us,” Mr Gehlot mentioned, whereas naming Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and China.
He mentioned it’s nonetheless a thriller what occurred with China.
“The prime minister ought to have taken the countrymen in confidence however it’s unlucky that the details which had been offered earlier than the nation had been welcomed in China,” he mentioned in a video message which he posted on Twitter with #SpeakUpForOurJawans hashtag.
Mr Gehlot mentioned that 20 troopers had been killed and the prime minister ought to make clear the scenario earlier than the nation.
“There isn’t a reply from the federal government. There may be resentment towards China in India. If not in the present day, tomorrow the prime minister must inform the reality. Hiding is not going to work. What does the federal government wish to conceal?” he questioned.
He mentioned it’s the results of the work of governments after the 1962 India-China conflict that India in the present day will not be lower than a super-power.
Gehlot alleged that makes an attempt had been being made to create controversies for the Congress occasion by means of social media.
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