Politics over martyr Captain Vikram Batra

Modi’s use of Kargil hero Vikram Batra’s oft-quoted phrase “yeh dil maange more” sparked a controversy with Batra’s parents and the Congress raising objections.Modi’s use of the slogan was disapproved of by the martyr’s family, who said their son’s sacrifice should not be politicised.Batra’s septuagenarian father G.L. Batra, whose wife Kamal Kant is in the fray for the first time as an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Hamirpur seat, took strong offence to the use of “yeh dil maange more” slogan for soliciting votes.

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