NEW DELHI: Warning
that can not weaken India by orchestrating attacks such as the one on CRPF jawans in
, Prime Minister
on Friday said those terrorists with a very heavy price and security forces will be given a free hand.
In a hard-hitting speech, Modi said the “blood of the people is boiling” and forces of the terrorism will certainly be punished.
“Security forces have given full freedom, the blood of the people is boiling … Our neighbors, which has been isolated internationally, thinks such terror attacks can destabilize us, but their plans will not materialize,” Modi said at a function to flag off the Vande Bharat Express, India’s fastest train from Delhi to Varanasi
an explosive laden truck rammed into a CRPF convoy in Pulwama +
outside Srinagar killing at least 38 soldiers in one of the biggest terror attacks in recent years.
“My condolences to families of those martyred in Pulwama attack, those behind the terror strike will be a very heavy price,” Modi said.
“I am thankful to all nations who condemned Pulwama attack and urge them to come together to crush terrorism.The forces behind this act of terrorism and those responsible for it, will be definitely be punished,” he said.
Appealing to his critics to not politicise the tragedy, Modi said the attacks
“I understand the sentiments of those criticizing us but I urge them that it is an emotional time, so stay away from political one-upmanship,” he said.
Earlier, the Cabinet Committee on Security, finance minister Arun Jaitley said that India has withdrawn Pakistan’s most favored nation status and was working on a plan to attack internationally for the country to internationally.
“The most favored nation status to Pakistan stands repealed,” Jaitley said.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting Srinagar today and will convene an all-party meeting most likely on Saturday to brief political parties on the incident so that the nation speaks in one voice on the issue.
The CCCS meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the