Continue with diplomatic moves with Pakistan: CPI(M) to govt

The party's general secretary, Sitaram Yechury, also urged the Center to ensure the safety and security of the people from cross-border terrorism.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published:October 1, 2016 6:35 pm
india pakistan, surgical strike, yechury, sitaram yechury, yechury surgical strike, india pakistan tension, yechury india pakistan, narendra modi surgical strike, india news, indian express news CPI(M) General Secretary and Lok Sabha MP Sitaram Yechury.

The CPI(M) today urged the Center to continue with the “diplomatic and political” moves to defuse tension and eliminate cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan and hoped that there would not be any further escalation of conflict between the two countries in the near future.

The party’s general secretary, Sitaram Yechury, also urged the Center to ensure the safety and security of the people from cross-border terrorism.

“We have been following the operation of the Indian Army. We hope that now, incidents like the one at Pathankot and the recent one at Uri will not recur. We feel that the government should ensure the safety and security of our people from cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan,” he told reporters here.

“We hope that there is no further escalation of conflict henceforth. We urge upon the Government of India, from its position of strength, to continue with the diplomatic and political moves to defuse tension and eliminate the scorch of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan,” Yechury said.

India, on the intervening night of September 28 and 29, carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launchpads across the LoC with the Army inflicting “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). It happened days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s warning that the Uri terror attack would not go unpunished.

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    Mahesh
    Oct 1, 2016 at 3:39 pm
    He wants to have more pority. This guy has to be sent to the border and talk to the terrorists. He does not know what all the efforts government has taken. no wonder why CPI is thrown out from kolkata after ruling decades, its only due to these mindless guys
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    JAYA NAIR
    Oct 1, 2016 at 4:42 pm
    This marxist and communal party Yachuri had gone to see the separatists what happen? These s like separatists and stanis only. The party could not run the state of Kerala without any riots and rapes now giving lecture of foreign policy. What is happening in Kerala, the ladies could not live alone and recently 93 years old lady raped. The media should ask this communal party yachuri what action he did? These people are only dividing our nation, the government should not give importance to these s.
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