Surgical strikes on terrorists in PoK pre-emptive action: Finance Minister

The Minister for Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal and Minister for Law and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad also congratulated the Indian Army for safe-guarding the nation.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2016 6:30 pm

 

Surgical strike, Arun Jaitley, Kashmir situation, Uri attack, India Pakistan, Terror, LOC, line of control, news, latest news, India news, national news, preemptive action, Indian Army, Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad We are proud of #IndianArmy for taking pre-emptive action & repelling terrorists’ attempt to destabilise peace & tranquility in the region,” the finance minister said in a tweet. (source: PTI)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday termed Indian army’s “surgical strikes” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as preemptive action.

“India is capable of repelling all forces that subvert peace in the region. We are proud of #IndianArmy & leadership of @narendamodiji,” Jaitley tweeted. The first ever direct military action across LoC inflicted significant casualties, the Indian Army said. We are proud of #IndianArmy for taking pre-emptive action & repelling terrorists’ attempt to destabilise peace & tranquility in the region,” the finance minister said in another tweet.

Watch: Indian Army Conducted Surgical Strikes On Terror Launchpads Along LoC

Minister for Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal said: “Congratulations to the Indian Army for #SurgicalStrikes to safeguard our nation. We are committed to fighting against terror in the region.” Minister for Law and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “Surgical strikes were conducted when Pakistan didn’t mend ways after repeated diplomatic efforts 2 check terrorism originating from their soil.”

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