Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to be felicitated for ‘successful’ surgical strikes

BJP workers in Lucknow have put up big hoardings thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Parrikar for "teaching a lesson to Pakistan."

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: October 12, 2016 6:24 pm
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Days after India’s surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK), the state BJP’s Uttar Pradesh unit is planning to accord a “warm reception” to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who is set to visit here tomorrow.

“Parrikar, a Rajya Sabha member from the state, arrives in state capital on Thursday and party cadres will accord him a warm reception,” a BJP spokesman said.

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“The workers are upbeat after the success of the Indian Army and it is natural for them to express themselves by according a warm reception to all those connected with it, and the local unit has drawn up a grand welcome programme,” the spokesman added.

Besides public reception at different spots on way to the party office from the airport in the afternoon, Parrikar would attend a reception at a school auditorium in the evening. He is expected to return to New Delhi later in the day.

BJP workers in the state capital have put up big hoardings thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Parrikar for “teaching a lesson to Pakistan.”

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    SubbuI
    Oct 5, 2016 at 4:07 pm
    OUR PARAKRAMI SURVEER RAKSHA MANTRI SRI MANOHAR RAO PARRIKAR BAU REALY DESRVE A KICK IN HIS FOR ALL HIS CLOWNISH REMARKS AND FOOLISH COMMENTS.THAT'S ALL
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      shailendra
      Oct 5, 2016 at 4:45 pm
      Our Soldiers are risking their lives to secure the Nation under tremendously difficult conditions , and here we have a shameless defence minister who is garlanding himself and attending felicitating ceremonies for himself.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;For what ? pushing files ? lt;br/gt;Unfortunately this rotten culture of praising oneself is emanating from the Prime minister himself.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Also spare a thought for our soldier who has been captured .
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        Think
        Oct 5, 2016 at 7:35 pm
        After the 1971 war, Indira hi did not capitalize on it for any political gain within India, even though she had dismembered stan. BJP talk, with a surgical strike, looks like mere bravado. Shame on any party that tries to utilize national defense for political gain.
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          Dr Ashutosh
          Oct 5, 2016 at 2:38 pm
          If anybody deserves anything the gr root Worker of elite armed force deserves it . Felicitate him nobody else.We show respect to the dead soldier why not to the living one
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            ASHOK KUMAR
            Oct 5, 2016 at 4:13 pm
            Modi is seeking RSSs permission to nominate Manohar Parikkar as Presidential candidate after Pranab Mukherjee retires next year.
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              Dillip Patnaik
              Oct 5, 2016 at 11:19 pm
              Parikar and Modi should not politicize or rejoice and take credit for this operation. The situation with stan is not over, it is ever lasting battle. One has to be very shrewd and tactical managing this continuing battle against the next door deadly terrorists.
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                DD
                Oct 5, 2016 at 5:38 pm
                stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;...
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                  DD
                  Oct 5, 2016 at 5:55 pm
                  stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;....
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                    freethinker
                    Oct 5, 2016 at 6:20 pm
                    IS THIS NOT GETTING TOO MUCH? THIS CULT OF FLATTERY IN INDIAN POLITICS SHOWS AN UTTER LACK OF MORALS AT ALL POLITICAL LEVELS. PARRIKAR HAS DONE NOTHING MUCH. IT IS THE ARMY WHICH DID THE JOB AND POLITICIANS ARE GLOATING OVER OUR SOLDIERS PERFORMANCE AS IF MINISTERS AND BUREAUCRATS CARRIED OUT THE OPERATION AND SOLDIERS WERE JUST BYSTANDERS.THIS PATHETIC CULT OF FLATTERY MUST STOP.
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                      kiran
                      Oct 5, 2016 at 2:56 pm
                      sunah hai key is ki chooti honey lagi hai, fauj or sarkar kahtey hain is ka plan tha or fail huney par is ki chooti
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                        mathimathi
                        Oct 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm
                        Parrikar Ji deserves it to nuke on PAK AND CHINA in future..
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                          Indian
                          Oct 5, 2016 at 3:33 pm
                          Yes he is deserved for that.
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                            PRAVIN S
                            Oct 5, 2016 at 3:11 pm
                            Felicitation scene is before interval or after interval
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                              Ravi
                              Oct 5, 2016 at 8:04 pm
                              We believe Mr Parrikar is a sensible person and really avoid these non-sense by his party cadre.
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                                raj
                                Oct 5, 2016 at 1:51 pm
                                Also please felicitate the defence minister for finding out the remains of an 32.
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                                  rumi
                                  Oct 5, 2016 at 3:51 pm
                                  Jungle main mor nacha kisi ne Na dekha....
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                                    gopal
                                    Oct 5, 2016 at 7:08 pm
                                    Defence minister is not bother to realese our soldier captured. Shame on BJP .
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                                      gopal
                                      Oct 5, 2016 at 7:06 pm
                                      Modi sarkar as failed to deliver know trying to gain cheap publicity. Our army is great but what BJP is does to the country.
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                                        Vasu
                                        Oct 5, 2016 at 4:45 pm
                                        I am still unable to understand about why the defence minister and not those who carried the strike is being felicited.More over,if we are talking about strategist then it must be PM and Home Minister's decision and not defence minister's decision alone.Then why such extravaganza?
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                                          K.
                                          Oct 5, 2016 at 7:08 pm
                                          Please for God's sake, calm down ! No necessity to celebrate anything yet ! No mouthinglt;br/gt;off either ! The big job is done by the forces and NOT by any Minister ! What is all this goinglt;br/gt;on, bragging, gloating and living in the clouds ! Don't even think about it. Just carry on aslt;br/gt;though nothing happened. Remember you are a mature nation.lt;br/gt;K. Srinivas, Toronto.
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