Imran Khan’s statement backing second term for PM Modi could be Congress’ ploy: Nirmala Sitharaman



Nirmala Sitharaman interview: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans recent statement supporting a second term for PM Narendra Modi could be a ploy by the Congress to oust the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. In an interview with news agency ANI, Sitharaman said Congress leaders have visited Pakistan in the past seeking help from the neighbouring country for removing Modi. Lok Sabha Election: Full Coverage I wouldn Every time such statements are made and this is individually my perception and not my party There have been many eminent leaders of the Congress who went there (Pakistan) to seek help to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They went there saying I wonder whether this is also a part of the scheme of things which have been put by Congress. I don Also Read: Defence Min on Pak PMs statement India-Pak have better chance of settling Kashmir issue only if Modis BJP wins: I wonder if this is also part of scheme of things which have been put forth by the Congress side. It seems that Pakistan has now officially allied with Modi ji. Imran Khan seems to wish for Modijis success. It seems that the love affair with Imran Khan now continues. We want to say Imran Khan and Pakistan will never succeed nor will the firecrackers, in Modijis language, burst in Pakistan, for Modiji is going to lose the 2019 election, Congress national spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had said. Responding to her Pakistan counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshis claims that India may launch an attack on Pakistan in between April 16-20, Sitharaman said she found the statement amusing. I dont know from where he got these dates from. Good luck to him.god knows (who is his source in India) but it sounded very fanciful and amusing to me, she said.