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‘Chinese pet’: Mahesh Jethmalani taunts Jairam Ramesh over alleged China links

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A few days after targeting Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi, BJP MP and lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked Jairam Ramesh, calling him a ‘Chinese pet’. Sharing an excerpt from Ramesh’s book, Jethmalani also alleged that the Congress leader had been lobbying for banned Chinese telecom companies since 2005.

“As for Jairam Ramesh being a Chinese pet, that is very clear. I have shared a link where the Chinese are praising him and telling the Indian government to watch what he is saying. De… As a concerned Indian, I am worried that he is challenging India’s stand on sensitive border issues,” the lawyer said, speaking to news agency ANI.

“I am concerned that for a person with such a background, if it was done in the spirit of inquiry as an MP, there was nothing wrong. But you (Jairam Ramesh) seem to be anti-India. And taking a pro-China line… are you talking about genuine concern for India or encouragement,” he asked.

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In a tweet, earlier in the day, Jethmalani wrote that Jairam “behaved to reveal his Huawei links” while questioning the Centre’s stance on China.

Jethmalani’s remarks also come amid controversy over seniority. Congress leader Digvijay SinghCommentary on the 2016 surgical strike.

Earlier on Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party criticized senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for questioning the Indian armed forces over the 2016 surgical strikes, accusing him of “peddling Pakistan’s narrative” about the Pulwama terror attack. “echoes” in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed in 2019.

During a press meet of the Bharat Judo Yatra, Singh had said that the Center has not yet submitted any report to Parliament on the 2016 surgical strike or the 2019 Pulwama terror attack, adding that the government has spread lies. has been

gave Congress distanced itself. Singh’s comments, saying that the views he expressed were “his own” and “do not reflect the position of the party”.

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