The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the Congress President Rahul Gandhi for bestowing a mark of respect to India’s most wanted terrorists.
The BJP made accusations after Rahul Gandhi was heard referring to Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as “Ji”.
The Congress President Gandhi was addressing a party function at New Delhi when he said, “You might remember Masood Azhar. During the previous government of the 56-inch people, today’s NSA (National Security Advisor) Ajit Doval went in an aircraft with Masood Azhar Ji and handed him over.”
As soon as the speech hit social media, the BJP trolls and the entire top brass brazenly counterattacked Gandhi with hashtag “#RahulLovesTerrorists”.
What is common between Rahul Gandhi and Pakistan?
Their love for terrorists.
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) March 11, 2019
Come on “Rahul Gandhi Ji”!
Earlier it were the likes of Digvijay Ji who called “Osama Ji” and “Hafiz Saeed Sahab”.
Now you are saying “Masood Azhar Ji”.
What is happening to Congress Party? pic.twitter.com/fIB4FoOFOh
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) March 11, 2019
The Congress said that Mr. Gandhi was being sarcastic, and hit back at the BJP doubling the attack.
Congress also tweeted old videos of BJP Minister referring 26/11 attacks terrorist Hafiz Saeed as “Ji”.
2 questions to BJP & select Bhakt Media,who deliberately seek to twist the ‘Masood’ sarcasm of Rahulji-:
1 Did NSA Doval not escort & release terrorist Masood Azhar in Kandahar?
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) March 11, 2019
Come on "Ravi Shankar Prasad ji"
what is this about "Hafiz Ji"?
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) March 11, 2019