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Congress has become victim of ‘banshee politics’: BJP


Sharad Yadav

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Congress has become a victim of ‘banshee politics’ and said that it was holding on to ‘fabricated issues’ as it had run out of issues.

“The Congress has run out of issues that is why it is hanging on to absolutely fabricated issues… Why have major political parties like Lalu Yadav’s party, Mamata Banerjee’s party, Sharad Yadav’s party, major opposition parties have sensibly said that this is a non-issue. Congress has become a victim of ‘banshee politics’, it is shrieking all the time and when you shriek you lose sense very quickly,” BJP spokesperson M J Akbar told ANI.

The Congress has been relentless in its attack on the BJP after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had on Sunday said she had taken a humanitarian view of Lalit Modi’s case since his wife was suffering from cancer.

She further said that British MP Keith Vaz had spoken to her on the same, adding she believes that giving an Indian citizen ’emergency travel documents’ cannot spoil relations between India and the UK.

Vaz, who is facing an inquiry in the UK over the role he played in Modi receiving his travel papers, said that he had checked with the Indian Government before taking any action and added that he had received a ‘no objection’ from New Delhi. (