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PM Modi's '56-inch chest' nothing but hollow claim: Azad

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi 

Senior Ghulam Nabi Azad today hit out at the government over the recent terror attacks in and, in a swipe at Narendra Modi, said his "56-inch chest" was nothing but a "hollow claim".

Azad also said that the was the weakest in 70 years.

Addressing workers here, Azad claimed that so many terror attacks never happened in under the previous governments.

Taking a swipe at Modi, Azad said his "56 -inch chest" was nothing but a "hollow claim" ('kaaghazi seena hai').

He said attacks were on the rise under the rule of the present PDP-BJP government in

Azad said if the central government is weak then terrorist attacks on the will continue.

Five men, including two junior commissioned officers (JCOs), and the father of a soldier were killed by the terrorists who struck at the sprawling camp of the 36 Brigade of the Light Infantry (JKLI) in Jammu on Saturday.

The said yesterday that three heavily armed terrorists were also killed in the encounter.

Lashing out at the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, Azad said the Dalits, minorities and women were unsafe in the state.

He said unemployment and inflation has peaked under the


The government failed to fulfil the promise made to the farmers and the youth of this country, he said.

The senior along with state addressed the workers of the eastern region here.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 23:30 IST
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