New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi served a stern warning on Friday to Pakistan in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack killing 44 Central Reserve Police Force jawans on Thursday and At the CCS meet decided to withdraw the most favoured status granted to Pakistan.
PM Modi said the security forces have been given a “free hand” to deal with the challenges posed by terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
“There is much anger among people due to this terror attack. People’s blood is boiling. I understand this. The nation has some expectations at this moment. Emotion is running high to do something, which is natural. The security forces have been given free hand and we have full faith in the bravery of our soldiers,” Modi
PM Modi further added, “I want to tell the terror outfits and their supporters that they have committed a grave mistake. I want to assure the nation that those who are behind this terror attack, those have committed this crime, will be definitely punished.”
At the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meet, the government decided to withdraw the most favoured status granted to Pakistan. The meeting ended after consultations lasting about 1.15 hour. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval are in discussion with PM Modi over the security situation in the Kashmir Valley.
“If our neighbour, which has been isolated in the world, thinks that by carrying out such attacks, hatching such conspiracies, it would be successful in bringing instability in India, it is a big mistake on its part,” exclaimed Modi.