"We have targeted Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leadership, the situation now is that no one is coming forward to take over the leadership of JeM in the valley. Even after Pakistan's best efforts, we will continue to suppress JeM, specially after Pulwama," KJS Dhillon, GOC 15 Corps, said.
Earlier in the day, Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel at Harsil near the India-China border in Uttarakhand. This is Modi’s 10th visit to the state since he became Prime Minister in 2014.
While the tweet by the spokesperson, Swarnashree Rao Rajshekhar, from the official handle, @SpokespersonMoD, was later deleted, and she apologised for it, many military veterans expressed their outrage on Twitter.
The DGP said that special ex-gratia grant of Rs 30 lakh is being given to family members of police personnel who die while fighting with anti-social elements or saving the public life and property during natural calamities.
Starting from October 15, a group of 45 Army sailors will undertake the expedition across major ports of the countryto spread awareness against ocean pollution by collecting evidence of soiled water from the seas.
Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
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