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Rahul's tweet against Centre reflects his immaturity: BJP

ANI  |  Bengaluru/New Delhi [India] 

The (BJP) on Thursday hit out at for blaming the Centre for Amarnath terror attack and said the vice-president's 'irresponsible statement' comes at a time when the entire nation should stand one against the

The saffron party further said that Rahul's statement reflects his immaturity and inexperience in politics.

"In a series of tweets has commented on the central handling the Kashmir issues. In none of the tweets he has condemned the LeT or terror outfits who indulged in killing of Amarnath Yatris. He did not deplore the attempt made by the by allowing its border to be misused to hold terror activities in the Valley. He did not condemn the stone-pelters and those who are supporting the terror outfits. Instead he has chosen to attack the Prime Minister. is speaking in irresponsible way at a time when we should stand one," leader S Prakash told ANI.

He further said that it was not the time to play politics but to stand united and fight

leader Nalin Kohli said that Rahul's statement calls for Congress' introspection.

"is a party that has governed India for almost six decades and when its vice president comes up with such statements and tweets then it calls for introspection. Are they not pained with loss of lives there and they are seeking to do politics on that?" he told ANI

Rahul yesterday blamed the ruling BJP-PDP in and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policy has created space for terrorists in the Valley.

Rahul took to Twitter to condemn the recent terror attack and said, "Modi's policies have created space for terrorists in Kashmir. Grave strategic blow for India."

He said Prime Minister Modi's party alliance with the PDP has cost India massively.

"Short term political gain for Modi from PDP alliance has cost India massively. Modi's personal gain= India's strategic loss + sacrifice of innocent Indian blood," he tweeted.

Earlier too, in a series of tweets condemning the attack on Amarnath pilgrims, Rahul had called upon Prime Minister Modi to take responsibility for the same, adding that the attack was the result of a 'grave and unacceptable security lapse'.

As many as seven people were killed and fifteen others were injured after a group of terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 p.m. on Monday night.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 05:42 IST