Congress takes a snide at PM's Independence Day speech

New Delhi: Congress celebrated Independence Day at party headquarter. President Sonia Gandhi also unfurled the tricolor at party headquarter in Delhi. Former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi were also present at flag hoisting ceremony at party headquarter.

Referring to PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech from the rampant of Red Fort senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said,"PM mentioned surgical strike in his speech, this is about a year old; after that repeated attacks many violations took place." Referring to GST he added, "PM was making tall claims on GST, for 7 years he and BJP in opposition had stalled GST. Didn't expect him to completely ignore and then expect cooperation.

Taking a snide at PM mentioning Gorakhpur Tragedy Sharma said, "PM in a very trivial manner equated the Gorakhpur tragedy to the other natural calamities, he should've been careful."

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