Don’t repeat 1971 or be made for what will happen to PoK, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday told if Pakistan did not end support to terrorism, then India would not show control. Referring to the Balakot airstrikes, he told that India supported the government of the nearby country.
Speaking at an appearance in Dhankya on the outskirts of Jaipur, the Singh said, “When terrorists sent by Pakistan grew into India and killed 40-45 of our CRPF personnel,
We had to strike terrorist coaching camps, but we did not attack Pakistan. We destroyed terror camps in Balakot where they were being provided training.
We did not even attack Pakistan’s army. We did not challenge Pakistan’s government; we took so much care.”
Don’t repeat 1971 or be made for what will happen to PoK, Warning Islamabad that of outcomes if things don’t change, he evoked the 1971 war and the world of Bangladesh. “Don’t repeat the blunder Mistake of 1971 else be fixed for what will appear to PoK,” he said.
“If we take the survival of Pakistan, it should not be taken for admitted that we accept the reality of PoK. We do not believe its survival because Pakistan has effectively seized it,
we do not believe it, and so till this date, 24 seats have been left empty in the J&K assembly for PoK,” stated Singh.
He was addressing a conference on the possibility of 103rd birth anniversary of BJP ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay at his memorial in Chanakya.
Singh told by revoking Article 370 and 35 A, BJP had shown that there is no disparity in its words and deeds. “We used to discuss it in our manifesto. People told they say this, again and again, they are deceiving the people. We can lose elections,
But we will not cheat you. We don’t do politics for power but nation-building,” Singh said.