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Congress stands with Pakistan, they are traitors: Assam Minister

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Finance on Saturday called "Gabbar Singh" and accused the party of standing with Pakistan, saying they were traitors.

Speaking at the second day of the (BJP) National Council, Sarma said: "The GST is not 'Gabbar Singh', but is."

He alleged that the wants to loot the poor and want to snatch their rights.

Hitting out at the party, the said: "They are raking up the issue of fighter jets. Even the children of the country know that the needs the It is in the country's interest.

"But they stand with They know if comes to then it (Pakistan) cannot defeat in air warfare. Therefore they are saying that does not need Rafale.

"They are traitors. They are (Mughal emperor) Babur," he said, with crowd chanting "Bharat Mata ki Jai".

He said that to defeat such powers is the task of the BJP.

Speaking about the of Citizens (NRC), the said: "(Narendra) Modi started the NRC when people demanded identity along with development. That's why the BJP or its allies are ruling in the eight northeastern states."

He also lauded Modi for the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said that the took a decision that the indigenous Assamese should get protection.

"If this Clause 6 is implemented, then will become a fort against illegal Bangladeshis," Sarma said.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 13:36 IST