LIE: The party whose leaders kept the hands of defence tied are the first ones to raise questions on the attack today

Modi Lies / Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

BJP and the PM have left no opportunity to politicise the Pulwama atacks and the retaliation by Indian Air Force. The reality that the BJP has crippled the defence forces by allocating the lowest budget since 1962 at 1.58% of GDP in 2018-19. Moreover, the modernisation budget was slashed to 18% from 26% in 2013-14 which is critical because only 8% the equipment is in ‘state of the art’ category as opposed to the 33% requirement.

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