07 October, New Delhi
A day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doing “dalali” (profiteering) over the blood shed by Indian soldiers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday condemned the party’s vice-president for his remarks.
“We strongly condemn Rahul Gandhi’s terming our soldiers’ sacrifices and their valour as ‘khoon ki dalaali’,” Kejriwal said in a video posted on his twitter account.
“I have said this earlier in assembly as well as in a video message that at a time when there’s grave tension at the border, we all must allay our differences and stand together with our army,” he said.
Kejriwal also asked all political parties to support the Prime Minister in all the steps he is taking to strengthen the defence of the country.
The Aam Aadmi Party leader’s condemnation comes as Rahul Gandhi during his Kisan Yatra through Uttar Pradesh accused the Modi government of cashing in on the sacrifices of Indian soldiers.
“This is totally wrong… The Indian Army did its job for India, you do your work,” the Congress leader said, addressing a rally at Jantar Mantar here on Thursday, with which he concluded his month-long Kisan Yatra.