Indo-Pak border to be completely sealed by Dec 2018: Rajnath Singh

When asked about Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'Dalali' remark for PM Modi in relation to the surgical strikes, Singh declined to comment.

By: IANS | New Delhi | Updated: October 7, 2016 4:40 pm
Surgical strikes, Rajnath Singh, India Pakistan, Indo Pak border seal, India Pakistan border Home Minister Rajnath Singh with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. (File Photo)

India has decided to completely seal its winding border with Pakistan by December 2018, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. The minister said the situation on the border would be continuously monitored. Rajnath Singh said a new concept, “Border Security Grid”, would be put in place after taking inputs from all border states. “Tension between India and Pakistan has increased, countrymen should trust security forces and stand by them,” said Singh.

When asked about Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Dalali’ remark for PM Modi in relation to the surgical strikes, Singh declined to comment. Instead, he said, “People, working in any field, must show restraint at time of escalated tensions.”

Rajnath Singh visited border outposts in Jaisalmer and Barmer and interacted with BSF jawans. The decision comes in the wake of rising India-Pakistan tension after the September 18 attack on a military base in Jammu and Kashmir and the later surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control.

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Having strengthened its defences along the LoC, the army managed to foil three infiltration bids – two in Naugam sector and one in Rampur – on Thursday. Following that, the army said they conducted a combing operation amid apprehension of presence of more terrorists in the area. Aside from that, technical surveillance and use of illuminators was also deployed to prevent militants from escaping.

 

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    Bharat Sharma
    Oct 7, 2016 at 9:02 am
    Very good move - saddened that Congress has not bothered to do anything about this last 60 yrs - me thinks for their votebanks
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      Prateik
      Oct 7, 2016 at 11:36 am
      Then how can India make FAKE surgical strikes and return the strikers back?
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      Khalid
      Oct 7, 2016 at 9:16 am
      This guy, rajnath looks like a street sweeper from madras and his views are not different
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        Fire
        Oct 7, 2016 at 4:27 pm
        Ask your mother to show evidence about your legitimacy
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          Fire
          Oct 7, 2016 at 4:07 pm
          Do need want establish your parentage by the evidencr
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            Fire
            Oct 7, 2016 at 4:26 pm
            Get your plugged otherwise Raj Nathan will seal it before 2018
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              Fire
              Oct 7, 2016 at 4:50 pm
              Ha ha ha haaaa.is your ok
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                Fire
                Oct 7, 2016 at 4:08 pm
                Your air will blast you if it doesn't leaking from your .
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