Centre must clarify doubts regarding surgical strikes: Congress

Sanjay Nirupam courted controversy on Tuesday calling on the Centre to give proof of the surgical strike that took place in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: October 7, 2016 12:36 pm
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Amid questions being raised over the authenticity of the surgical strikes carried out by Indian Army across the Line of Control, the Congress Party on Wednesday said that the Centre must take an initiative to clarify all the doubts while adding that the actions of the military must not be subjected to political propaganda.

“Congress’ stand is clear on surgical strike. I don’t think that anybody has got any doubt about the Congress stand on whole episode. Even Rahul Gandhi extended his support to PM Modi, and we fully support this government on surgical strike,” Congress leader P.C. Chacko told ANI.

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“Surgical strikes are never taken on a political level and that was never interpreted or taken advantage politically in the past so when they deviated from all this norms and now they are in confusion. They are many people, Kejriwal said something and somebody else said something and all these things are for them to answer. If any doubt is cast on the whole thing it is up to the government to clear that,” he added.

On Tuesday, Congress leader, Sanjay Nirupam also courted controversy calling on the Centre to give proof of the surgical strike that took place in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), while asserting that India was, by not doing so, being insulted by Pakistan in the international arena.

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However, minutes after his comments, Congress distanced itself from it member.

“Congress doesn’t agree with the statements made by Sanjay Nirupam, we have taken a serious note of it. The Congress fully trusts the Indian Army,” Congress leader Surjewala said.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leader P.Chindambaram also drew flak from Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for demanding proof on the surgical strike.

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    VISWALINGAM
    Oct 5, 2016 at 8:15 am
    Sanjay Nirupam, YOU ARE A BLOODY FOOL TO HAVE ASKED FOR PROOF . YOU ARE INSULTING INDIAN ARMY . YOU PEOPLE ARE UNABLE TO DIGEST THE TRUTH AND ACHIEVEMENTS PM MODI HAS MADE. THEREFORE YOU PEOPLE ARE SHOUTING LIKE MAD FELLOWS
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    VISWALINGAM
    Oct 5, 2016 at 8:15 am
    Sanjay Nirupam, YOU ARE A BLOODY FOOL TO HAVE ASKED FOR PROOF . YOU ARE INSULTING INDIAN ARMY . YOU PEOPLE ARE UNABLE TO DIGEST THE TRUTH AND ACHIEVEMENTS PM MODI HAS MADE. THEREFORE YOU PEOPLE ARE SHOUTING LIKE MAD FELLOWSlt;br/gt;a few seconds ago (0) � (0)lt;br/gt;reply (0)
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    Tureman
    Oct 5, 2016 at 9:23 am
    I think bloody fool are ministers of Government who were making statements unnecessarily to take political benefit. Surgical strike are not be taken politically. It is the action of army and we should solute army for their brave task.
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    Tureman
    Oct 5, 2016 at 9:26 am
    I think bloody fool are ministers of Government who were making statements unnecessarily to take political benefit. Surgical strike are not be taken politically. It is the action of army and we should solute army for their brave task. Why Rajnath said that proof will be provided when time come? why Parikar says that it is action of PM
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    mohan
    Oct 5, 2016 at 4:48 pm
    The purpose of denying surgical strikes is to save China's face as superpower and maintain India's fear of China or Sinophobia created after 1962. Chinese knows very well that it is not an easy task to confront India militarily. Hence they are trying to destabilize us using terrorists, Maoists, Drugs, Fake currencies etc. China's groomed plants in India like Communists and AAP are more than willing to obey their masters. China has not won any war during the last 300 years except the conquest of Tibet and 1962 war with India. The huge Chinese army was belittled by Vietnam in 1979. In 1950, when they kicked the meditating Lamas out of Tibet, India never raised a word of protest, forget about military intervention.
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