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Mumbai blasts: BJP blames UPA's policies

July 11, 2006 20:59 IST

Main Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday blamed the ruling United Progressive Alliance government's 'soft approach' on terrorism for the serial bombings in Mumbai and Srinagar.

Condemning the bomb attacks, BJP spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad said former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, party chief Rajnath Singh and senior party leader L K Advani have appealed for calm.

"The BJP leadership condemns these blasts in the strongest terms," he told PTI.

Prasad, whose party had opposed the repeal of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, however, insisted that terror attacks had increased in the country over the past two years. "There has been a rise in terror attacks under the UPA because it is soft on terrorism. Initiatives against terrorism have been traded for votes and the message has been very clear to terrorists and their patrons," Prasad said.

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Number of User Comments: 15

Sub: True - Blame UPA -what's next step?

Blaming is easy part. Make it more affective by putting this UPA politicians out of seats and behind jails. Jai Hind

Posted by Indian

Sub: BJP

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Sub: Lot to be desired on the security front by the UPA

Statistics show that what the BJP says on this issue is CORRECT. This is a spineless coalition with its chief doing 'nautankis' to appeal to ...

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Take the firm decision to avoid bomb Blast over the country.

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Sub: yes this is waht expect from them

the opposition playing sam e" politrics" even in such a time? is it a tiem for playing games and aleegation ? be coperative to find ...

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