BJP, Congress lock horns over tribute to Nagrota martyrs

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New Delhi, Nov 30: The BJP and Congress on Wednesday engaged in war of words over the tribute to martyred in a terror strike at an Army base in Nagrota, which left seven personnel dead.

Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said that it was the tradition of the Parliament to pay tribute to the martyrs.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the tribute would be paid once the combing operations in Nagrota were over.

Army personnel have, meanwhile, resumed the extensive combing operations on Wednesday following a terror attack on an army unit in Nagrota.

Seven brave hearts lost their lives after heavily armed terrorists disguised as police entered into army camp on Tuesday morning. Three terrorists were also killed in the attack.

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