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.

WATCH VIDEO: BJP Slams Rahul Gandhi For His ”Dalali” Remarks At PM Modi

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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                    Akshay
                    Oct 8, 2016 at 12:16 am
                    you , its exactly because of people like you things have come to such a pause. Keep your dirty mouth and mind shut. Things will get better.
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                      Barb Dewyre
                      Oct 7, 2016 at 8:25 pm
                      It's now 93 days and the valley is still under curfew. Rajnath, you better do something or your quest for power will make India JandK less.
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                        D.P. Mistry.
                        Oct 7, 2016 at 10:47 am
                        We must stop being careless with our border when we have terrorist lurking around . We must save our soldiers from them by learning border management and defence from country like Israel.
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                          vivian
                          Oct 7, 2016 at 11:54 am
                          hindustan will be divided into 14 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;....lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..
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                            INDIENKENENR
                            Oct 7, 2016 at 6:34 pm
                            yessss! That's the way. They gave us Ghazwa-e-Hind, They murdered our Gurus! They had young boys, 5, 7 of age 'masoned' into Sirhind walls. They murdered Guru Teg Bahadar, a man of peace and high end spiritual knowledge. Oh, their entire ado is a long litany of heinous crimes done on Indians. They deserve harshest punishment. You suggest a good punishment, and as they chose it at the cost Parion- million innocent citizen paying the price for their foolhardiness. And they haven't learned a lesson. Koran will not let them. They have no business to waste our nation's time. No counter argument. Get out!
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                              DD
                              Oct 7, 2016 at 10:17 am
                              stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;....�lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;''''''''
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                                DD
                                Oct 7, 2016 at 12:29 pm
                                Tum sab Kaa fir ho. Islaam aur Allah ke naam par dhabba. Tum Logo Musalmaan nahi . Islaam ke dushman ho. Allah ka Kaher Padega . Ye ek Sacche Musalmaan ki Bad Dua hai. staan 4 tukdo main Batega, Ameen. Summ Ameen. ......
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                                  DD
                                  Oct 7, 2016 at 4:52 pm
                                  Tum sab Kaa fir ho. Islaam aur Allah ke naam par dhabba. Tum Logo Musalmaan nahi . Islaam ke dushman ho. Allah ka Kaher Padega . Ye ek Sacche Musalmaan ki Bd Dua hai. staan 4 tukdo main Batega, Ameen. Summ Ameen. ......
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                                    DD
                                    Oct 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm
                                    so it wont. certainly not the only way..
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                                      DD
                                      Oct 7, 2016 at 1:08 pm
                                      we should stop all flights, cancel all trade and busineds relations with stan..lt;br/gt;for indian , the plaace where stan should just be a sewage where bacteria and virus live..
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                                        Sreenivasan
                                        Oct 7, 2016 at 10:48 am
                                        And after that we will publish the video report on the surgical strike. We trust this minister.
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                                          Sreenivasan
                                          Oct 7, 2016 at 10:50 am
                                          The contract for sealing the border should be given to Adani group so that there will be no corruption.
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                                            Sreenivasan
                                            Oct 8, 2016 at 7:36 am
                                            Readers should be informed about the status of the entire 3323KM length border we have with stan, Gujarat to Kashmir. When we started working on the fencing and floodlighting of this border and how many KMs we have fenced and where are the gaps and why it is still pending, if any work is ongoing. Govt. can also list the problems (rivers and ravines causing problems) so that there can be discussion about the solutions and employing today's technologies there to detect tresping. Govt. should also undertake to publish how much work they have done in the strengthening of our border during the last 2.5 years. Waiting for the killings of our soldiers and converting their blood into political mileage is not expected from any political parties.
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