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Send ‘gau rakshaks’ to border: Shiv Sena

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 13, 2017, 2:11 am IST
Updated Dec 20, 2017, 12:16 am IST
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena took a dig at the Prime Minister and the BJP over the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, asking its senior ally to send ‘gau rakshaks’ to fight terrorists in the Valley.

The NDA ally on Wednesday said the Centre merely condemns such dastardly attacks on paper instead of bringing the terrorists to book and said a government having a “56-inch chest” was needed in the state to tackle Pakistan.

The Sena was taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remark during the general elections campaign that a “56-inch chest” was needed to tackle Pakistan.

Seven pilgrims from Gujarat and Maharashtra were killed and 19 injured in Monday night’s attack by terrorists. The attack was reportedly masterminded by a Pakistan-based militant leader.

The Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece, Saamana, that the only answer the Centre had to the brutal attack was to condemn it on social networking site Twitter. 

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