Narendra Modi is disturbing country’s peaceful atmosphere: Congress

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013 - 20:50

Zee Media Bureau/Manisha Singh

New Delhi: A day after serial blasts rocked the capital of Bihar ahead of BJP’s ‘Hunkar’ rally, the Congress said on Monday that the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been polarizing the masses and creating a negative environment in the country.

As per reports, talking to mediapersons, Congress leader PC Chacko said that the way BJP’s prime ministerial candidate had been going around the country and polarizing the masses had created a negative environment in the country, which had in turn had disturbed the country’s peaceful atmosphere.

However, Chacko condemned the violence and said the Congress has been among one of the worst victims of political violence. At the same time he praised the Union Home Ministry for responding fast and sending a team from the national capital to Patna to investigate the blasts.

Multiple blasts rocked Patna yesterday just before Modi was to address a mega rally in the city’s Gandhi Maidan. Six people died due to the blasts and many others were injured. However, the BJP went ahead with the rally which was also attended by lakhs of people.

Two people have been arrested regarding the blasts and initial investigation point to the involvement of the Indian Mujahideen as the perpetrators, according to various reports.

The BJP said today that there was security lapse on part of the state administration and slammed it for not taking adequate measures for the high-profile rally. But Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said yesterday that the state police had taken care of security and there had been no specific intelligence inputs regarding a terror attack in the city.



First Published: Monday, October 28, 2013 - 20:50

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