PM Modi To Soldiers On Diwali: "Proud Of Your Role In Surgical Strikes"

PM Modi To Soldiers On Diwali: "Proud Of Your Role In Surgical Strikes"

Newsdesk |
November 4, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in 2016 signifies India's army's resolve and capabilities and that he himself monitored the operation till the last soldier returned safely after conducting the surgical strike. India had conducted the surgical strike on September 29, 2016, across the LoC as a response to a terrorist attack on an Army base in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

New Delhi, 04 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, addressing army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali, a practice he has kept since taking over as prime minister, PM pointed out that they were the "suraksha kawach" (armour) of the nation."Our soldiers are the 'suraksha kawach' of 'Maa Bharti'. It is because of you all that people of our country can sleep peacefully and there is happiness during festivals," the Prime Minister said in Nowshera sector in the border district of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir.

Source - NDTV


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