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BJP surrendered to China on Masood Azhar, can't claim to be tough on terror: Omar

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

said Thursday the BJP cannot claim to have been tough on terror as "surrendered" to on

He also said the NDA government had given a "big victory" by not conducting the assembly elections in simultaneously with parliamentary polls.

"PM Modi surrendered to on Azhar and surrendered to & its proxies by delaying elections in J&K. How can the BJP claim to have been tough on internal security and tough against terror?" Omar, the vice-of the NC, wrote on

He targeted over his remarks on who had criticised the for being "scared" of Chinese

"Mantri jee, your Government gave a small victory when you postponed the Anantnag by-poll in 2017 and a big victory now that you've failed to conduct assembly elections. If anyone is giving Pakistan a reason to celebrate it isn't @RahulGandhi. Look closer to home sir," the former said.

on Thursday defended its fourth "technical hold" on the designation of Pakistan-based chief as a global terrorist, saying the move would give it time for a "thorough and in-depth assessment" of the case and help the parties concerned to engage in more talks to find a "lasting solution" acceptable to all.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 17:45 IST