Terror attack on temples can happen only in India: Uddhav Thackeray

Calling the attack on pilgrims in Anatnag as a 'terrible incident', Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that "terror attack on temples of Hindus are possible only in this country."

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:July 11, 2017 9:47 pm
amarnath yatra attack, shiv sena, uddhav thackeray, anantnag, terror atack, amarnath attack, latest news “Terrible incident. Terror attacks on temples of Hindus are possible only in this country,” says Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

Calling the attack on pilgrims in Anatnag as a ‘terrible incident’, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that “terror attack on temples of Hindus are possible only in this country.” The terrorists last night killed seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, and injured 19 others as they attacked a bus in Kashmir’s Anantnag district, in the worst assault targeting the annual pilgrimage since 2001.

Earlier in the day, senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had said that the attack on Amarnath pilgrims is an assault on the entire nation and the government, and it is high time that such dastardly incidents are given a befitting reply. “This attack was not only on pilgrims going for the Amarnath yatra but on the entire country and the government in Delhi (Centre),” Raut told reporters.

“Merely condemning the incident will not suffice. It is now high time that this (terrorist attack) is given a befitting reply,” he had added. Raut said the attack is a fresh proof that the surgical strike against the neighbouring country and the demonetisation move yielded no results. “A permanent cure has to be found against Pakistan and its terrorist activities,” said the Rajya Sabha member. Meanwhile, Union ministers Jitendra Singh and Hansraj Ahir met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti separately and assured the state government of all-out support from the Centre in maintaining law and order. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs Ahir, part of a central delegation visiting Jammu and Kashmir to assess security measures for Amarnath pilgrims in the wake of a terrorist attack, called on the chief minister at her residence here this evening, an official spokesman said.

Meanwhile, Union ministers Jitendra Singh and Hansraj Ahir met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti separately and assured the state government of all-out support from the Centre in maintaining law and order. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs Ahir, part of a central delegation visiting Jammu and Kashmir to assess security measures for Amarnath pilgrims in the wake of a terrorist attack, called on the chief minister at her residence here this evening, an official spokesman said.

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    Antony
    Jul 12, 2017 at 2:26 am
    BJP-RSS must show courage to send our ruthless gau rakshak commandos to kashmir to fight islamic militants. After killing many innocent people in india now they are now already blood thirsty and it is the right time to unleash them to finish of the kashmiri militants ! once they succeed in kashmir then we can send them to POK to fight the porkis ! thanks to BJP-RSS for raising such a formidable and violent force within the country to defend us even after just feeding them with gober and gau mutra and patanjali products !
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      Nut Case
      Jul 12, 2017 at 1:27 am
      After the Somnath Temple p er 1000 years ago multiple times, this is very late realization. Why is this news anyway because this is new to Shiv Sena and it did not happen in Bombay?
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        aneel
        Jul 12, 2017 at 1:14 am
        This guy is either ignorant or is playing a very dangerous game. There have been numerous attacks on temples,gurudwaras,churches and d mosques in many countries like USA, UK GERMANY to name a few. Udhay Thackeray is a misfit like so called religious zealots who play on religious sentiments and try to divide communities to garner support
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          ch.srinivasa rao
          Jul 12, 2017 at 1:06 am
          It is 100 right,never happenned terror attacks on mosques or churches .Medieval period many temples were collapsed by muslims.It shows hindus are always soft nature because of their veg food habbits.where beef eaters are always very cruel and mindless people.They should be treated as animals and shiuld be kept cages in zoo.
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            P.THAPAR
            Jul 12, 2017 at 12:43 am
            ON THIS POINT I FULLY AGREE WITH MR.UDDAV THACKERAY.IF A NON ACTIVE MOSQUE IS DEMOLISHED IN INDIA,MUSLIMS ALL OVER THE WORLD CRYING. BASICALLY WE HINDUS TOLERATE TOO MUCH,WHICH SENDS WRONG SIGNALS TO TERRORISTS.IF THIS THING HAD HAPPENED IN ISRAEL,ACTION WOULD HAVE BEEN TAKEN WITHIN TWO HOURS.WHAT DID OUR MODI JEE LEARNT FROM ISRAEL DURING HIS REAL VISIT. TOO MUCH SECULARISM RUING OUR GREAT NATION.
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              Admin
              Jul 11, 2017 at 11:49 pm
              Declare India as Hindu Rastra.
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                chitta
                Jul 11, 2017 at 11:44 pm
                If you have strength than atack any mosque. You will surely fly to Moon.
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                  Jay
                  Jul 12, 2017 at 1:28 am
                  We do not attack on innocent people. We are hindu not muslims who become terrorist and kill people.
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                  ams
                  Jul 11, 2017 at 11:35 pm
                  Lol MORON because there are so many temples in India so probability of terror attack happening on them is more!!!
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