Urges SC to take suo motu cognisance & take motion in opposition to BJP-led govt at centre for risking India’s security
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday condemned the hacking of personal telephones of high political leaders, journalists, businessmen, scientists, constitutional authorities and others as a shameful assault not simply on particular person privateness but additionally on national security by the BJP-led authorities on the Centre.
As the Pegasus spy ware scandal unravelled inside and outdoors Parliament, the Chief Minister termed it a surprising assault on India’s democratic polity by the Union Government, which had compromised national security with this blatantly disgraceful act.
The Chief Minister mentioned that with such snooping, which merely couldn’t have been undertaken by the Israeli firm with out the central authorities’s go-ahead, the NDA authorities had put delicate data into the palms of assorted international companies, governments and organisations with the potential to misuse it in opposition to the nation.
“This will not be solely an assault on particular person freedom but additionally on the security of our nation,” he mentioned, urging the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of the matter and take motion in opposition to the NDA authorities. “The Central Government can not get away with this. They have dedicated a horrendous sin, and so they need to be made to pay for it,” mentioned Captain Amarinder, quipping that “no person has the proper to intrude into the lives of its folks, go away alone enter their bedrooms, as this Government has carried out.”
Terming the developments as a part of a sample of the BJP-led Government of India to destroy all democratic establishments and stifle the voice of the opposition, the Chief Minister lashed out on the central authorities for the reprehensible act, “which has set a brand new low in India’s democratic historical past.”
“No authorities in any a part of the world has ever put the security and security of its personal establishments and other people at stake on this method earlier than,” mentioned Captain Amarinder, including that there seemed to be a worldwide conspiracy to focus on India, of which the NDA authorities was clearly an appalling half.