Talk on stage at Parrikar event: 200 killed, atom bomb vs atom bomb

Manohar Parrikar, on his part, said by felicitating him, the party had honoured the Army.

Written by Ishita Mishra , Lalmani Verma | Agra/lucknow | Updated: October 12, 2016 5:47 pm
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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was the toast of his party Thursday in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh where he was felicitated at meetings in Agra and Lucknow for the Army’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control. While Parrikar said the “maryada” (decorum) of his office prevented him from revealing much, his partymen issued threats, warnings to Pakistan including one that India could hit back with an “atom bomb” if threatened with a nuclear attack. Parrikar agreed with UP BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya’s description of him as a “seedha” (simple) man but said he could become “tedha” (crooked) if it helped secure the country.

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Pointing out that the Prime Minister, Home Minister and Defence Minister had all been elected from Uttar Pradesh, Maurya warned Pakistan to “mend its ways” or be prepared for the “Tricolour in Islamabad”.

125 crore ki janata ko Bharat ki sena par poorna vishwas hai aur Pakistan ko batana chahte hain ki jo Tiranga Kashmir aur Delhi me feher raha hai, agar Pakistan apney harkat se baaj nahin aaya toh hamari sena yeh Tiranga Islamabad mein bhi fehra degi,” Maurya said.

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At the Agra meeting, former BJP MLA Keshav Mehra said, “Pakistan baar baar atom bomb ki dhamki deta hai, agar humne atom bomb chala diya toh uska bhugol se naamo nishan mit jayega” (Pakistan keeps threatening us with an atom bomb. If we also hit them with an atom bomb, they will be wiped off the map).

The party’s OBC Morcha president S P Singh Baghel had his own take on Pakistan: “Tumne pehle chooma, phir chata, phir kaata. Tumse achche to kutte hain jo jise chaatete hain use kaatete nahin.” (You first kissed, licked, then bit. Even dogs are better than you as they don’t bite the one they lick).

Ashwini Vashisth, a BJP Agra leader, said, “The number of those who died in the surgical strike was more than 200. Ab agar Pakistan ne humla kiya, toh uska naamo-nishan mita denge (Now if Pakistan attacks, it will be wiped off).”

Parrikar, on his part, said by felicitating him, the party had honoured the Army. Acknowledging the “shahadat” (martyrdom) of soldiers, he said: “We respect those who sacrifice their lives for the country. But we should start thinking about sacrificing enemy lives… I ask our soldiers to not just kill the enemy but neutralise it. I am proud to say that India has carried out a kind of surgical strike which is rare, even when big countries perform it. We achieved 100 per cent success with no loss of life.”

Targeting people doubting the Army operation and calling for proof of the surgical strikes, Parrikar said: “No one ever doubted the bravery of our forces, but for the first time some people are expressing doubts… A race seems to be on. There’s a reason why they are asking for proof. Many people are afraid that Modi’s image will increase (after the surgical strikes).”

He said the LoC operation showed that India had the heart and courage to carry out such a strike. “People of the country can sleep peacefully. Hamara desh surakshit hai (Our country is safe).”

He said ever since the strikes, he had been flooded with emails, mostly from ex-servicemen who had expressed willingness to fight on the border if needed.

He also gave credit to the media for showing the reality of the surgical strikes and said “we don’t need to give proof of anything. Media is showing everything.”

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    rowthu
    Oct 7, 2016 at 6:27 pm
    Why I don't see muslimmen comment when some news on the security of the country.
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      Ravi
      Oct 7, 2016 at 1:30 am
      MR Parikar when you will become a mature person. You are an IITIAN and it is expected that you will be better than a normal politician who can only brag his achievement because he will have nothing to show. When your PM is advising minister to keep their mouth shut why do you want to embarr him? People of this country know very well what has happened and they are getting irritated by loose talks about India and Army. Why them chest thumping. By keeping quite you will get more Vote in UP. Tell all your cronies also not to raise the pitch otherwise you will loose the battle of UP after winning at Border. People are intelligent. Do not make sick of your rhetoric.
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        Ramakrishnan.Iyer
        Oct 7, 2016 at 12:50 am
        The 200 bodies were all air lifted to N.Delhi.
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          IML sood
          Oct 6, 2016 at 11:58 pm
          An eye opener lesson for anti nationals in AAP/Cong.etc to learn fro patriotic forces.
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            IML sood
            Oct 7, 2016 at 1:34 am
            Dear Economist why you address such person by name.Could you not judge them by their writings that they are in reality parasites who will try to eat the very thing on which they live.They generally want to comments on the matters which are far far away from their IQ,so pity on them rather wasting time to make them realise something worth.
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              MyTake
              Oct 7, 2016 at 12:58 am
              Good and courageous people and not the chamchas need to be at all levels so Govt. is not dragged nor pulled by legs, when it is trying to do good things. The inefficients and the trouble makers have to be removed from all important positions - they have given too much of undue importance! These lazy b u m s but trouble makers have created a cult of their owns!
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                MyTake
                Oct 7, 2016 at 1:25 am
                India is the only democracy where a mostly uneducated and mostly low lives are in a position to question a very smart and dedicated army. Democracy is supposed to push smart people upward into position of power - how come it happened that a bunch of thugs been pushed up into position of power? Not enough check and balances? Something must be wrong with Indian democracy?
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                  PCKULKARNI
                  Oct 7, 2016 at 4:30 am
                  Figure 38 becomes 200 and soon it will be 2000 and bhakts like you will clap
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                    PCKULKARNI
                    Oct 7, 2016 at 4:22 am
                    So you Belive that 200 stanis. were killed in surgical strike. But then why not 2000? If anybody even thinks of any proof you will immediately call him antinationai and ask him to go to stan. Really sorry state of affairs
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                      PCKULKARNI
                      Oct 7, 2016 at 4:26 am
                      You have no guts even to disclose your real ideny
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                        Pertama Chaudhry
                        Oct 7, 2016 at 11:21 am
                        Parriker is "seedha" but "tedha" from inside. So typical of vulgar Hindutva soldiers. Their hearts are black from poison of hatred. lt;br/gt;One question: Why such mutants are found in BJP or support BJP?
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                          Sajed Syed
                          Oct 7, 2016 at 4:03 pm
                          Please brother do google the difference between Dharma and Religion before yapping and pointing a finger at anybody. Once difference is clear, rational thinking will dawn on you and crores of Hindus who have been brainwashed and downgraded to Windows version Zero (relegated to a religion) whereas Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, Taos, Atheists, Agnostics and all those who follow Dharma (I have used these clifications to emphasize that they all follow Dharma (and NOT any exclusive, clubbish, segregative, monopolistic religions) and have present version Window 10 and are free to update, upgrade and switch to OS10 or invent a new one. They are seekers, not stuck to medieval mindset and one Prophet, Messiah, Guru or whatever. They accept wisdom and spirituality from any source and person who talks spiritually and sensible way (have you not seen how many visit Dargahs, chruches and temples and equally how many do not care to visit any such place?- they are not religious bigots but the followers of Dharma-seekers)
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                            Bharat
                            Oct 7, 2016 at 8:47 am
                            Goondey bharey padey hai party main .. marna dharne ke siwa kuch ata nahi .. desh ki arthik wewastaa ki laga ke rakh di hai isne ..
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                              Trilochan
                              Oct 7, 2016 at 5:17 am
                              Using atom bomb against enemy nation is not like buying veggies,it needs a lot of careful strategies which I don't think either Sharif or Parrikar is capable of fact,general McArthur who carried out execution committed suicide.Well,if everyone is in favour of that,they can go home and hang themselves.As far as teaching a lesson was concerned,this surgical strike was enough to wake them up.Rest of India is not 25 but 250 years old in their thoughts.
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                                T. Rajasekharan
                                Oct 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm
                                The important thing about the surgical strike is that it was openly announced by the government. The stanis have stopped threatening us about atom bombs afterwards; they could not do much about an open surgical strike anyway. Secondly, the other countries got an opportunity to take an position openly in support of India. Our soldiers are happy that Uri has been avenged. The Congress fellows are now announcing that there were up to 5 surgical strikes in their period. They are not sure of the number, of course. Pappu said something about the Khoon ki Dalaali. Pappu, of course, cannot understand the logic given above, he can only understand something about escape velocity; what Pappu said does not matter… after all, that is why we all call him PAPPU.
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                                  Pissgt;Ongt;Brahmans
                                  Oct 7, 2016 at 2:05 am
                                  Yes soon. My bladder is getting full
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                                    module
                                    Oct 7, 2016 at 4:29 am
                                    Surgical strikes should not becomes a political agenda and publicity by BJP.
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                                      Ali
                                      Oct 7, 2016 at 6:48 am
                                      Good to see that bigotry and jingoism are alive,well and flourishing in India as they are in stan.We don't seem to have matured and don't realize how all this hate talk could lead to a catastrophic war.
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                                        Aloena
                                        Oct 7, 2016 at 1:44 am
                                        If the 'surgical' strikes were an extraordinary event, the international community would have reacted differently. The bjp, after all the foolish talk about teaching stan a lesson, is now making hullabaloo about a secret mission (without proof). Manohar Parrikar claims to have showed the army its capability, as if the army is ignorant. And, what is the purpose of the surgical strike (even if it is true) if terrorists still continue to attack the army (Google baramulla attack)?
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                                          Aloena
                                          Oct 7, 2016 at 2:10 am
                                          If there will be no effect of the surgical strikes, why not declare surgical strikes daily? Because, anyways, it will be ineffective. The news was released so that bjp could use it for propaa esp. after all the bluster about stan not daring to support terrorism if modi becomes PM and modi getting Dawood, etc. If modi cannot walk the talk, he should stop showing fake bravado. Meanwhile, terrorists attack the army almost daily (handwara attack yesterday).
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                                            anil deshmukh
                                            Oct 7, 2016 at 12:15 am
                                            Lol..... Atom bomb vs Atom bomb. Great vision for India. Let's visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki first and then decide....
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