Chandigarh, Nov 16 (UNI) Promising a strong, enlightened and prosperous India, NDA's Prime Ministerial candidate Lal Krishan Advani today charged the UPA government with playing vote bank politics by floating the bogey of ''Hindu terror''.
''A terrorist has no religion and he should be dealt with a firm hand and punished,'' Mr Advani said while addressing a 'Vijay Sanklap' rally organised by the Chandigarh unit of the BJP at the Circus Ground here.
He said security of the nation could not be sacrificed just to promote vote bank politics and noted that the conviction of those responsible for the attack on Parliament has not been carried out till this day.'' Mr Advani claimed that during the six-year-regime of NDA, the terrorists were chased, caught and punished. '' No terrorist got away scot free,'' he said while referring to the incidents of terrorism in the last five years, along with the rate of conviction.
He claimed that during the tenure of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was forced to give an undertaking that he would check terrorism firmly in his country. The present UPA government had totally failed to check the influx from Bangladesh, he added.
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