NEW DELHI:Cutting across party lines politicians were all praise for military action inside Pakistan.
Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister
"Country is safe in hands of PM Modi and Army, that's why people in different parts of world are appreciating the steps taken to counter terror. At least now Pakistan will stop terrorism against India."
Sonia Gandhi, Congress president
"We stand with the government in its actions to protect country's security. Party hopes Pak will recognise that it bears a great responsibility in continuing cross-border terrorist attacks against India. Congress expects that Pakistan will take effective action to dismantle infrastructure of terrorism that it has supported."
Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM
"There is no opposition today. India is one…Bharat mata ki jai. Poora desh bhartiya sena ke saath hai."
Dr Nirmal Singh, J&K Deputy CM
"Pak was behaving like a terrorist state;befitting reply was needed.These strikes boosted morale of our Army."
Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, NC
“At the outset, this aggression, not to give it a sweeter word of saying ‘surgical strike’, they have violated the sovereignty of Pakistan, under whose administrative control the other side is”.
Raj Babbar, UP Congress president
"If our Army has taken a decision, the whole nation will support them."
Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader
"I am very proud of the Indian Army, the real message has been sent to Pakistan. Well done."
Sitaram Yechury, CPM
"We have seen our DGMO briefing, saw the Pakistani reaction, besides that we have no official information."
Ahmed Patel, Congress
"We congratulate the Indian army for undertaking surgical strikes on terror launch pads. We stand completely behind our Armed Forces.”
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