Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had expressed condolences on Tuesday over the death of the Indian army soldiers who have martyred a face-off with Chinese soldiers in Ladakh’s Galwan valley.
The army has confirmed that a total of 20 soldiers was killed in the face-off in which 17 who was badly injured at the stand-off location and exposed to sub-zero temperatures in the high altitude terrain of Ladakh.
Rahul Gandhi had questioned on PM Modi’s silence over violent face-off between the Indian army and the Chinese troops, the leader asked why is he hiding.
Rahul tweeted, “Why is the PM silent? Why is he hiding? Enough is enough. We need to know what has happened. How dare China kill our soldiers? How dare they take our land?”
“Words cannot describe the pain I pity the officers and men who sacrificed their lives for our country. My condolences to all their loved ones. We stand with you during this difficult time,” Gandhi tweeted.
Congress leader P Chidambaram also had questioned as to why Modi is silent on the border issue. “The PM has maintained a worrying silence since May 5. Can you imagine any other head of the government not saying a word for 7 weeks since the intrusion of foreign troops into a country?” he asked on Tuesday evening.
Also read these posts:
Since May, Rahul has tweeted many times in order to ask PM Modi to give details of the situation in Ladakh. On Jun 10 too, Rahul Gandhi had tweeted: “The Chinese have walked in and taken our territory in Ladakh. Meanwhile, the PM is completely silent and has vanished from the scene.”