Congress digs out PM Modi’s 2013 tweet on India-China: ‘Why Indian soldiers were withdrawn from own land’

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |

Published: July 8, 2020 3:28:04 pm

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala (L) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI/File)

The Congress Wednesday dug out an old tweet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the disengagement of Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

Seeking an answer from PM Modi as to why Indian soldiers were withdrawn from their own land, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala reminded him of his own words in 2013 during UPA’s regime

“Respected Prime Minister, do you remember your words? Do your words mean anything? Will you tell us why our forces are retracting from our land? The country seeks answers,” Surjewala tweeted.

On May 13, 2013, then Gujarat chief minister Modi had said, “China withdraws its forces but I wonder why Indian forces are withdrawing from Indian territory? Why did we retreat?”

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