Twitter Users Slam PM Modi For Addressing Rally in Jhansi Less Than a Day After Pulwama Attack
The PM's rally followed soon after the BJP's announcement to cancel all political programmes on Friday.
Following the Pulwama terrorist attack on Thursday, February 14, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had drawn flak for continuing its election rallies even after the news of the attack had come in.
On the morning of Friday, February 15, the party had announced that it has cancelled all political programmes scheduled for that day. However, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to give speeches about his government’s so-called achievements, less than 24 hours after the national tragedy.
Not only did the PM attended the inauguration of Vande Bharat Express, he also addressed a public rally in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.
PM Modi lays foundation stone and inaugurates development projects at Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. https://t.co/hn4YZnoC5p
— BJP (@BJP4India) February 15, 2019
Several social media users observed the inappropriateness of the Prime Minister’s political speech delivered under the garb of attending “government programmes.”
Why I do not have any respect for Modi is evident in this video. Its a Govt function as announced and what he does is an party rally https://t.co/Dw5EU8EOvY
— Lt Cdr Gokul (R) (@gokulchan) February 15, 2019
— Saikat Datta (@saikatd) February 15, 2019
— Swati Chaturvedi (@bainjal) February 15, 2019
One senior journalist pointed out that BJP members were waving party flags in Jhansi when the country was mourning those killed in Pulwama.
Hello BJP Ranchi, while protesting against/mourning terror attack in Pulwama… maybe *don’t* use opportunity to wave your party flags? pic.twitter.com/Vn5eF7ocmh
— Padmaja joshi (@PadmajaJoshi) February 15, 2019
Who says, PM Modi cancels his political rallies ? He is giving very much political speech in Jhansi.
— Aadesh Rawal (@AadeshRawal) February 15, 2019
So Modi didn’t cancel his political rally even for a day?
— Deepak singh (@Deepaksmg18121) February 15, 2019
At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.