Indian army hands over video clips of surgical strike to government

Photo of Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.

New Delhi: To stop the growing chorus among some politicians about the poof of surgical strike on terror launch pads, Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir today said that Indian army has handed the video clips of the surgical strikes on terrorists in Pakistani territory to the government.

The minister said that footage of the surgical strike across that Line of Control (LoC) has been submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office by the Army.

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Ahir told media persons, “Yes, the videos have been submitted. There is a process, earlier documents were given. Now there are clips. So those have been handed over (by the army).”

The minister remarks came after some political parties demanded that the government should release evidence of the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) to counter Pakistan’s claims that the operation never took place.

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When media people asked whether government is planning to share the video, he said that the decision in this regards will be taken by the Prime Minister Narendar Modi.

The Minister further added, “A nation has its own policies and one needs to practice restraint. People like Sanjay Nirupam and Arvind Kejriwal listen to Pakistan. The Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) did the briefing and everyone in India believes it.”


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