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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed the PM Modi-led government in June 19 saying that the government was fast-asleep even as tension increased on the Indo-Chinese border. Gandhi claimed that the Chinese attack in Galwan valley in Ladakh was ‘pre-planned’ and that soldiers paid the price of government’s mistake.
Gandhi took to twitter to question the Government’s alertness on the standoff at the border. Gandhi cited an ANI report, which quoted Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Shripad Naik as saying that the violent face off, which killed around 20 Indian soldiers was ‘pre-planned by China’ and that the Indian forces will give a ‘befitting reply.’
Gandhi’s tweet read:
“It’s now crystal clear that:
The Chinese attack in Galwan was pre-planned.
GOI was fast asleep and denied the problem.
The price was paid by our martyred Jawans.”
Gandhi’s attack on the government comes before an all-party meeting, which will be convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 19 evening to discuss the India-China border situation.