Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit calls Army Chief Rawat 'sadak ka gunda', faces ire
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 12-Jun-2017

New Delhi, June 12: Congress leaders are feeling restless without the Power. In a continuation of a series of attack on the Police and Armed Forces personnel doing their duty, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has called Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat as a 'sadak ka gunda' (Street Punk).

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit today said it felt bad when Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat spoke like a "sadak ka gunda (goon on the street)," prompting a furious response from Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

"What's wrong with (the) Congress Party? How dare Congress call (the) Indian Army Chief as "Sadak Ka Gunda", Rijiju tweeted. Dikshit soon apologized for his remarks.

Dikshit later tried to eat his words saying: "I genuinely believe what I said was wrong. So I apologize for it and withdraw my statement." As some media reports quoted him. 

In a recent interview the Army chief, while speaking about the Kashmir unrest, had suggested that it would have been easier for the armed forces if the protesters were firing weapons instead of throwing stones. Rawat had said: "In fact, I wish these people instead of throwing stones at us, were firing weapons at us. Then I would have been happy. Then I could do what I (want to do)." Y

Youths in Jammu and Kashmir are being misinformed and misguided by forces inimical to peace, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday. While addressing gentlemen cadets at the prestigious, General Rawat said youth in J&K are being misguided by forces inimical to peace. “Youths are misled to take the wrong path. We always try that youth, who are misled, should drop their weapons and come with us,” he said. He said forces have to devise ways to counter this. Rawat said terrorism was the biggest challenge in front of the country as he urged the cadets to gear up to grapple with the scourge.

It seems that Congress is upset with the Army action like this in Jammu Kashmir

Dikshit had told news agencies that Pakistan Army personnel were like "mafia people," so it was understandable if they used such language.

The verbal attacks on the Police and Armed forces are on a rise. Recently in While in Madhya Pradesh, Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik was caught on camera asking people to set a police station on fire. The Congress leader was caught on camera asking people to set a police station on fire – with a senior cop standing right next to her pleading for her to stop.

Some days before Major Gogoi who tied a stone pelter to the army jeep in an unusual act to ensure the safe passage of his men and protectees through a throng of bloodthirsty agitators, was on the hit list of the Congress leaders.