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Opposition accuses Modi of playing politics over A-SAT missile test

Mamata also accused the Prime Minister of making the announcement to "reap political benefits" and said her party will move the EC.

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Opposition leaders on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of indulging in theatrics and playing politics over scientists’ achievements following his address to the nation announcing successful test of an anti-satellite missile, while some parties complained to the Election Commission alleging violation of the model code.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Modi wishing him “happy World Theatre Day”, even as he congratulated the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO).

"Well done DRDO, extremely proud of your work. I would also like to wish the PM a very happy World Theatre Day,” he said on

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First Published: Mar 27 2019 | 11:25 PM IST

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