With GHMC poll campaign reaching its peak, the statements of BJP leaders created ripples forcing even the MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to react on it.
BJP President Bandi Sanjay announced that his party would launch surgical strikes on the old city if voted to power in GHMC polls as Rohingyas and Pakistanis are casting their votes. Sanjay toured in Uppal and Ramanthapur areas wherein conducted election campaign wherein he alleged that TRS and MIM are cheating people by colluding together. He expressed confidence that he would win the GHMC polls this time and no sooner he wins, his party would conduct surgical strikes.
BJP’s National Secretary Muralidhar Rao
Adding fuel to fire, the BJP’s national secretary Muralidhar Rao’s statement at a media conference today in the party office also generated heat as he accused the MIM of demanding erstwhile ‘Hyderabad State’ to merge with Pakistan in 1948. “Yesterday, the newly elected MIM MLA from Bihar had refused to take oath in the name of Hindustan”, he said and charged that the TRS party which fought for Telangana had turned a vote-cutter party in the old city only to facilitate MIM to win.
He pointed out BJP has been winning in Delhi municipality for 30 years and there was not single communal clash. BJP will do what it says and there is going to be a Tsunami in the Hyderabad elections, he said adding that there will not be Congress party after this election.
MIM CHIEF ASADUDDIN OWAISI’S REACTION
Meanwhile, MIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi reacting on the surgical strike comments of the Bandi Sanjay challenged the BJP to prove who are the Pakistanis. “I am giving you 24 hours time to prove”, he said adding “all those residing in the country are Indians. First Amit Shah should do the surgical strike on China as it had occupied 970 km stretch of Indian land”.
He further said that Muslims cannot be separated from India. One BJP leader came and compared me with Jinnah. “I want to ask in what way I am connected to Jinnah”, he questioned saying BJP’s frustration is visible.
He challenged the BJP leaders to conduct campaign till November 29 without using the words as Pakistan and Terrorists.