He also alleged that the border skirmishes were highest since Modi assumed the office. Addressing a press conference, Azad said that ceasefire violations were reported in last 13 days in areas like Kathua, Samba and Jammu which Pakistan had never targeted since 1947.
"Similarly, according to the BSF Director General, weapons used by Pakistan were the ones from 1971 war," Azad said. He alleged that neither the prime minister nor any union minister had time to visit the civilians there who are fleeing, and offer them support and sympathy.
"Modi remembered nationalism only before becoming prime minister and after that he has been canvassing for votes like a block or zilla parishad president," said the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.
Azad: Modi remembered nationalism only before becoming PM
Launching a broadside against Modi who led the BJP's campaign in poll-bound Maharashtra by addressing scores of rallies, Azad said, "Whenever ceasefire violations were reported during the UPA rule, Modi tried to project us as villain and tried to create an impression that since Congress was weak, Pakistan attacks us."
Castigating Modi for his barbs against Congress ahead of Lok Sabha elections held earlier this year, Azad said ceasefire violations by Pakistan have been highest since Modi has taken over.
"Modi would say that UPA government is not bothered about national security and thinks only about vote bank politics. He took oath as prime minister in front of the Pakistan PM and then there have been exchanges of shawl, sarees and mangoes.
Even Pakistan does not take Modi seriously because they know he only talks but does nothing," Azad lampooned.