Congress President Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Modi amid reports of China's new route to Doklam

Rahul asked whether the Prime Minister would react to the development through 'hugplomacy', by blaming the defence minister or crying in public.

Published: 21st March 2018 07:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2018 07:51 PM   |  A+A-

Rahul Gandhi (File | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Amid reports of China opening up a new route to reach South Doklam, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would react to the development through 'hugplomacy', by blaming the defence minister or crying in public.

Rahul took to Twitter and posted a poll question:

He also tagged a news report with the tweet that claimed China was quietly and cleverly finding a new route to South Doklam, seven months after India stopped Chinese construction activities in the area lying between Tibet's Chumbi Valley to the north, Bhutan's Ha Valley to the east and the Indian state of Sikkim to the west.

Gandhi and his party have been attacking the prime minister and his government over the Doklam issue due to the Chinese build-up there.

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