Terrorists getting 'indirect support from political parties' to stop Modi: BJP
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"international conspiracy" and alleged that the terrorists were getting "indirect unknown support" from some of the political parties in this country.
"There is an international conspiracy to prevent a powerful leader from emerging in India. The Indian Mujahideen attacks (in Patna) were part of that conspiracy. These people are getting inspiration from the neighbour (Pakistan) and also getting indirect unknown support from some of the parties in this country for political reasons and vote bank politics," BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu alleged here today.
"The very purpose of IM is targeting Modi and finishing him off because he is the viable alternative in the country. He's a strong leader who will crush terrorists once he comes to power. So they don't want a strong leader," Venkaiah told a press conference here.
"Its clear that terrorists have targeted Modi. They want to finish him off politically because these people are not able to fight him politically and the forces that are inimical to India want to weaken the country's leadership. Thats why they are doing all this. Despite knowing that, the Government of India is not taking strong action and also not providing security to Modi," the BJP leader lashed out.
"The terrorists arrested in Puttur in Andhra Pradesh recently revealed that they conducted recce in Gujarat (to target Modi)," he said.
"They want to finish him off as they couldn¿t come up with an alternative leader to Modi or answer to his development agenda. They (Centre) are now using CBI as a weapon to trouble Modi and BJP by foisting cases," Venkaiah pointed out.
Had something gone wrong (in Patna), Modi would not have been there.