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Modi, BJP statements on IAF strikes 'crass politicking', says Congress

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari says the statements made by BJP chief Amit Shah and his party colleagues are playing into the hands of Pakistani propaganda

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The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "crass politicking" on the Indian Air Force's (IAF) strikes against a terrorist camp in Pakistan, saying he gave a speech to BJP workers but didn’t address the nation.

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the statements made by BJP chief Amit Shah and his party colleagues are playing into the hands of Pakistani propaganda and asked the NDA-BJP government to rein in their "motor mouths".

He referred to the statements made by Shah in Gazipur where he sought votes to re-elect Modi in the immediate aftermath of the Indian Air Force strike on

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 11:26 PM IST

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