Congress, BJP must join hands to solve national problems: Vaidya
Nagpur, Apr 2 (UNI) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) spokesman M G Vaidya reiterated that the Congress and BJP should coordinate in resolving national problems like curbing insurgency in the country.
In his column ''Bhashya'' in the Marathi daily ''Tarun Bharat'' here, Mr Vaidya today suggested that a meeting of all state chief ministers should be convened to chalk out a strategy to curb terrorism and naxalites activities.
''It is not the reponsibility of a single party, but joint efforts are required to eradicate terrorism,'' he said while adding that the strategy chalked out should be implemented by the states.
Mr Vaidya accused Pakistan of encouraging terrorism in India and described it as ''hirava vistaar (green expansion)'' while the naxalite movement, he said, had the support of leftists going under different names like Maoists and Peoples' War Groups and described it as a ''lal vistaar (red expansion)''.
He accused Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Raj Shekhar Reddy of gaining power by maintaining friendship with the naxalites while in West Bengal, Jyoti Basu and Buddhadev Bhattacharya spoke the ''language of love for Bangladeshis instead of stopping their influx''.
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