New Delhi: The surgical strike by the Indian army across the Line of Control in Pakistan late Wednesday night to take out launch pads from where terrorists foray into India has been hailed by leaders and former military heads, according to media reports on Thursday.
According to NDTV, the anger of the nation after the Uri attack earlier in September was equal to the public anger seen after the Nirbhaya attack, which prompted the action.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar tweeted, “Congratulations to the Indian Army for the successful operation.”
BJP party chief Amit Shah tweeted, “I congratulate Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi and Indian Army for surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Today’s strikes signal the rise of a new India where the GoI doesn’t get cowed down by nefarious designs of terrorists.”
He tweeted, “I again salute the valour of Indian Army for giving befitting reply to those attacking innocent Indians & ensuring zero tolerance on terror. Indian Army has inflicted heavy damage on terrorists, without any casualty, reaffirms Army’s valour and commitment to nation’s security.”
M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Information & Broadcasting, tweeted, “I compliment the Indian Army for their surgical operations against terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control.”
He tweeted, “These ops r a part of d mandate of the Army to prevent infiltration of terrorists into J&K from across the Line of Control.”
While speaking to NDTV, Naidu said, “We made all efforts to discuss the issues with Pakistan but they chose the path to support terrorism.
GVL Narsimha Rao, a BJP spokesperson said it was a bold initiative act – an operation carried out to protect our own lives and to ensure that terrorists do not cross our border.
India Blooms News Service