The BJP on Monday took a fresh jibe at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the ongoing India-China border dispute, saying that the latter “has not attended” a single assembly of Parliament’s standing committee on defense however continues to “demoralize” the nation and query the valor of armed forces.

According to information available on the Lok Sabha website, the former Congress president did not attend any of the committee’s meetings so far.

Taking to Twitter, BJP president J P Nadda said: “Rahul Gandhi does no longer attend a single assembly of Standing Committee on Defence. But sadly, he continues to demoralize the nation, questions the valor of our armed forces, and do everything that an accountable opposition chief has to now not do.”

He added, “Rahul Gandhi belongs to that glorious dynastic tradition the place as a long way as the defence is concerned, committees don’t matter, solely commissions do. Congress has many deserving contributors who recognize parliamentary matters however one dynasty will by no means let such leaders grow. Really sad.”

Gandhi has been main his party’s sharp criticism of the Centre over a host of issues, inclusive of the continuing standoff between Indian and Chinese armies.

On Saturday, Gandhi claimed that patriotic Ladakhis were elevating their voice towards Chinese intrusion and stated that ignoring their warning would price India dearly.

Gandhi also shared a media report which confirmed some Ladakhis alleging that the Chinese have been occupying Indian territory in Ladakh. “Patriotic Ladakhis are elevating their voice in opposition to Chinese intrusion. They are screaming a warning. Ignoring their warning will value India dearly,” the former Congress president tweeted. “For India’s sake, please listen to them,” he said.

The Congress leader additionally these days attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ambitious Make in India assignment and the Centre’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps amid the border row. He referred to facts to exhibit a soar in imports from China seeing that 2014, the year the BJP government got here to power.