Apologise For Hounding Modi over Ishrat: Nirmala to Sonia

BJP sharpened its attack on Congress, asking Sonia, Sushil to apologise after Headley’s deposition that Ishrat Jahan was an LeT terrorist.

Published: 13th February 2016 06:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th February 2016 06:10 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI:  The BJP sharpened its attack on the Congress on Friday, asking its president Sonia Gandhi and the UPA government’s then Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to apologise after David Headley’s deposition that Ishrat Jahan, killed in 2004, was an LeT terrorist.

The ruling party fielded Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to seek answers from the Congress for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat CM at the time of Jahan’s killing, repeatedly over the issue.

The Minister said the Congress had disliked Modi as he was a successful chief minister and a potential political threat to them.

Sitharaman said the Congress had also targeted a senior Intelligence Bureau official and the Special Director-rank officer was subjected to questioning by a DSP-rank CBI official.

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