Congress’s Sanjay Nirupam doubts if surgical strikes took place

Army conducted surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads along the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, inflicting "significant casualties" on terrorists.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: October 5, 2016 2:18 pm
surgical strikes, india surgical strikes, sanjay nirupam, sanjay nirupam congress, congress on surgical strikes, india pakistan, indo pak, india pak, kashmir, kashmir unrest, indian express, india news “Every Indian wants surgical strikes against Pakistan but not a fake one to extract just political benefit by BJP. politics over national interest(sic),” Nirupam tweeted.

Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam today raised doubt over the veracity of the Army’s surgical strikes along the LoC suggesting it was “fake” even as as he accused BJP of indulging in politics over national interest.

“Every Indian wants surgical strikes against Pakistan but not a fake one to extract just political benefit by BJP. politics over national interest(sic),” Nirupam tweeted.

WATCH VIDEO: Congress Leader Sanjay Nirupam Calls Surgical Strikes Against Pakistan ‘Fake’

 

Later talking to reporters, Nirupam said it is upto the government to prove the surgical strikes did take place.

He said his party was of the view that Pakistan should be punished.

“The way BJP was indulging in politics, putting up banners and taking credit gives a view whether such strikes did happen. In Goa, the Defence Minister (Manohar Parrikar) is being publicly felicitated. Why were earlier surgical strikes not announced in a press conference? Why was a press conference done now (by DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh)?. Was there any pressure from the government?” he asked.

Army conducted surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads along the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, inflicting “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK.

WATCH VIDEO: Surgical Strikes: Congress Spells Out Three Strikes Carried Out By UPA

 

The next morning, the DGMO had given this information to the media in a press conference.

Pakistan, however, has been dismissing the claim as “fabrication of truth” and said India was creating “media hype” by re-branding cross-border fire as surgical strikes.

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    snattack
    Oct 4, 2016 at 5:05 pm
    Dear Sanjay, why r u saying the same thing as that of stan that surgical attack was fake? I doubt you are Indian, get checked by a well known doctor first before making any comments. Good luck
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      Achintya Chakrabarty
      Oct 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm
      What is your opinion? Mr Kejriwal, Mr Nirupam and Mr Rahul Ganfldhi are weightless pappus in Indian politics. They are earning people's hate and anger
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        Abhi
        Oct 4, 2016 at 1:30 pm
        actually the people like Mr. Sajay nirupam and Shri Shri 1008 Arvind kejriwal are more culprits then salman khan coz he said why stani artists should ban but these people raised the question against our pride our Indian army i ask one thing that if cant stand by the army at least dont spread these type of doubts in the public.we know waht you are and what our army is...!!!
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          akhilesh
          Oct 4, 2016 at 4:54 pm
          in kutto ka DNA test karao
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            Amrit Singh
            Oct 4, 2016 at 1:44 pm
            These cheap congress politicians can go to any extent. All this is because BJP is in power. At least learn from stan. They are united on this. Shame on you
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              anil kumar
              Oct 4, 2016 at 5:12 pm
              What is your opinion?lt;br/gt;y kangresi sab kutta h
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                Anjan Misra
                Oct 4, 2016 at 3:37 pm
                Well ! It could be either way . But if Modi faked then Wow ! what a Feku man .....
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                  ashok
                  Oct 4, 2016 at 1:14 pm
                  you believe more than the stan version than army reports on the surgical strikes! what a third rate leader can make such statement ! this is most deable act on the part of congress in the coming elections.
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