Rahul Gandhi speaks to media on Pulwama terror attack in which over 40 soldiers were killed, "He said today that he and his Congress party would support the government and would "not get into any other discussion for the next couple of days".
"I will support the government and Jawans in this difficult time," said Rahul Gandhi.
He firmly shut down questions on political controversies, saying it was not the time or place.
"No force, no amount of hatred or anger can do even this to the love and affection our country is built on," he said.
Congress leaders like Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Randeep Singh Surjewala posted tweets critical of the government and raised questions about intelligence and security lapses.
"I want to close this by saying the entire Congress party and most of the opposition in this difficult time stand with the Jawans and the government. We are not going to get into any other conversation," he said.
Rahul Gandhi on Twitter "I’m deeply disturbed by the cowardly attack on a #CRPF convoy in J&K in which many of our brave CRPF men have been martyred and a large number wounded, some critically. My condolences to the families of our martyrs. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured."