Digvijaya Singh Attacks Centre Over Masood Azhar’s Release In 1999

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questioned intelligence failure in the Pulwama terror attacks.

New Delhi: 

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday attacked the Centre for releasing Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar in 1999 during BJP-led NDA government’s regime.

In a tweet, Mr Singh, said, “Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, your BJP government handed over Mazoor Azhar to Taliban and also gave million dollars to them. Would you say something on this.”

He also asked Union Minister Prasad to question Prime Minister and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval over the intelligence failure in the Pulwama terror attacks.

“Have you questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NSA about the Gross intelligence Failure during the Pulwama attack because of which 44 CRPF personnel lost their lives. If your BJP government had not released Jaish-e-Mohammed chief MasoodAzhar during the Kandhar hijack, the attack on the Parliament in 2002 and the Pulwama attack could have been averted,” Mr Singh said in his next tweet.

The 71-year-old former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister had earlier sparked a controversy for terming Pulwama terror attack “an accident”. “The Pulwama “durghatna” (accident) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike, “sandeh” (doubt) is being expressed in some foreign media reports following which “vishwasniyata” (credibility) of the government is under question,” he had tweeted.

In another tweet, he had questioned the outcome of the air strike and demanded Prime Minister…

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