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Sheila Dikshit's admission: Manmohan Singh's response to terror not as strong as Narendra Modi's

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"Manmohan Singh, yes, I agree with you, was not as strong as and as determined as he (Modi) is. But there is also a feeling that he is doing it all for politics," the senior said in an interview to for channel.

She was responding when told that after the Indian air strike at (JeM) terror camp in Balakot in on February 26, would argue that when things like attacks happened (in 2008), "we did nothing in return whereas he has offered a strong basket of response."

Dikshit, a former three-time of Delhi, was also asked to comment on the "mood of security" after the air strike and that "people will look to Mr because he is a strong "

In response, she shot back, "What do you mean by security?"

Singhvi said according to Mr Modi, it would mean going to other person's house and teaching him a lesson.

To this, said, "I want to ask you a counter question. Has there been any time that security of this country has not been taken care of, even during Indira ji's time?

After the air strike, has been questioning why the then did not respond as strongly after November 2008 attacks, in which 10 Pakistani terrorists targeted a number of places in the financial capital of India, and killed 166 people.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 17:31 IST