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Rahul attacks PM for capitulating to foreign pressure, cites China visit

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today cited a media report to hit out at Narendra Modi's visit to in April, saying never in India's history has a "capitulated to pressure from a foreign power as this one has".

Gandhi, who took to to attack the prime minister, tagged a media report which claimed that the has decided to shelve all new "raisings" for a China-specific Mountain Strike Corps due to financial constraints.

"Our PM's 'no agenda' visit, clearly had a 'Chinese hidden agenda' which is now unravelling. Never before in India's history has a PM capitulated to pressure from a foreign power, as this one has. This is BJP nationalism on full display," he tweeted.

Modi and Chinese held an unprecedented two-day informal summit in city in April during which they decided to issue "strategic guidance" to their militaries to strengthen communications to build trust and understanding.

Gandhi had called Modi's visit as one having "no agenda".

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 15:45 IST