A day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accused the Congress of spreading communal disharmony in the country ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram took a jibe at the minister saying she has all the time in the world to inquire into the religious affiliations of parties and persons. The former finance minister took to Twitter to counter her accusations and said, “After taming Pakistan, eliminating terrorism, stopping infiltration and acquiring Rafale aircraft, the Defence Minister has all the time in the world to inquire into the religious affiliations of parties and persons!”
In another tweet, Chidambaram asked the defence minister to ‘share the secret info on plans to incite riots’ with the Home Minister.
The Defence Minister says there are ‘plans to incite riots in the run-up to Lok Sabha election’. She should share her secret (?) information with the Home Minister.
— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) July 14, 2018
He was responding to Sitharaman’s remarks on Friday blaming the Congress party of playing up the religion card ahead of…