Bijnor, Mar 31 : Alleging that Indian National Congress follows appeasement politics, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah asked INC to apologise to the country for 'framing' self-styled Godman and former RSS worker Swami Aseemanand as prime accused of Samjhauta blast case.
Addressing a election gathering here on Sunday, Mr Shah said that Congress tried to 'defame' whole Hindu community in the world. “Their term ‘Hindu terrorism’ was faded soon after NIA special Court has cleared the name of Swami Aseemanand and other in Samjhauta express blast” he alleged.
The BJP national president said that Congress follows 'appeasement' politics tried to 'hamper' security of the country. "They should know our religion teaches us to respect and love even animals, then how can we hurt humans. Congress victimised a reputed community for political gains”, the BJP's Rajya Sabha MP said.
He claimed that due to the firm policy and support of Central government, Indian Armed forced executed a well planed operation and destroyed terrorists camps in Pakistan. The BJP leader also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can secure the boundaries of the nation.
Mr Shah alleged that former Union Home Ministers P Chidabaram and Shushil Kumar Shinde and Congress president Rahul Gandhi had informed US Ambassador that militant organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba was not bigger challenge than Hindu terrorism.
On future prospects of Mr Gandhi, he said, "the Congress president was rushing towards Kerala as we all know he is losing from Amethi seat."
Highlighting the achievements of Modi government, Mr Shah cliamed that BJP government initiated several development policies for tribal, poor, farmers and unprivileged society. He said that LPG cylinders were distributed to more than seven crore women, more than 2.5 cr poor families got a house while over 50 cr poor people were benefitted with free medical facilities of upto Rs five lakh.
Commenting on Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) alliance, Mr Shah alleged that the weaker sections of societies were exploited during SP and BSP regime. He said that SP government always 'ignored' plights of sugarcane farmers while Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh 'cleared' Rs 55,000 cr of cane dues.