One Pakistani journalist even asked if there was a tacit understanding between the Pak Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Air Chief Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan to allow IAF to enter Pakistan.
The strike also tests Pakistan’s retaliatory response as New Delhi shifts its focus to a renewed diplomatic outreach to the global community to persuade and convince Islamabad to avoid any step that may precipitate escalation.
Sources in the BJP said the decision to hold nationwide events on Sept 28-29 to mark the second anniversary of the surgical strikes was taken to highlight the government's tough policy on security matters.
The recent incident where the body of a BSF jawan was found in a mutilated condition in Jammu also found mention in Khattar's speech, as he cautioned people against "problems" that “Pakistan continues to create”.
On display was AGL-17 Automatic Grenade Launcher, used by the Army during the surgical strikes. Asked about the weapon’s range, weight, killing area, rate of fire, etc, soldier Sachin Gujar explained and patiently answered each query.
Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.