Calling former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh “mauni (silent) baba Manmohan”, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that any “aaliya, maliya, jamaliya (any Tom, Dick and Harry)” from Pakistan could enter India during Singh’s tenure.
But when Narendra Modi took over as the Prime Minister, “…there were attacks on Uri, Pulwama, and within 10 days Narendrabhai ordered our soldiers to enter Pakistan and eliminate the terrorists by entering their homes…”
Speaking at an event to inaugurate multiple projects in Ahmedabad, amounting Rs 800 crore, Shah said, “Congress nu shashan hatu, mauni baba Manmohan vadapradhan hatha, Pakistan thi aaliya, maliya jamaliya ghusi jata. Sena nu jawan na maatha kaapi deta ane apmanit karta… (when silent baba Manmohan was the PM, anyone would enter from Pakistan, attack our soldiers and decapitate them and humiliate us….)”
Shah on Saturday laid the foundation stone for and inaugurated several projects helmed by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and the Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority. Several municipal corporations in Gujarat, including the AMC, are due for elections next year.
Shah took on the Opposition not only on lack of delivery of welfare schemes but also other aspects such as foreign policy, on the legacy of Sardar Patel and abrogation of special…