Modi's reaction on Surgical Strike: 'I will not let my motherland bow down'
With the news of surgical strike 2.0 by Indian Air force on the early hours of Tuesday, the whole nation poured out appreciations on IAF and GoI with social media as the medium. The hashtag ‘Banda Apna Sahi Hai’ started trending on Twitter with a song named the same.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also sent his message to the citizen of the country that the ‘country is in safe hands’ and has stressed that nation is first for his government. Modi's gave his first public address hours after the attacks on Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad camps which have been described as non-military action by the Government of India.
"I want to assure the people that the country is in safe hands. There is nothing above the nation. I will not let you down," he said, addressing a public meeting today at Churu, Rajasthan.
He reiterated the promise he has made that he will not let his motherland bow down. He gave an emotional speech saying that the mood of the citizen a bit different today. He also praised the bravery of the Indian soldiers who hail from Rajasthan, mentioning how the recently inaugurated National War Memorial is special for the people of the state.
However, the Prime Minister didn’t take the mentions like the surgical strike, Pakistan or any references of the attack in his speech at the rally. He also said that the country is bigger than politics and parties.
12 Indian Force Mirage-2000 jets have crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and destroyed terror camps of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. The rose, the diplomatic tensions between the two nations followed the deadly suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy in Pulwama on February 14.