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Today’s India Tackles Terrorism With New Policies And Processes: Prime Minister Modi

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India is addressing terror attacks with new policies and processes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday on the anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks on 11/26, in an indirect reference to the 2016 surgical strike and the 2019 airstrikes in Pakistan that demonstrated the tightening of India. military posture.

Addressing the conference of presidents held virtually to mark Constitution Day, the Prime Minister said: “This date is also associated with the largest terrorist attack in our country. In 2008, terrorists sent by Pakistan launched an attack on Mumbai that left many Indians and foreigners dead. I pay tribute to all of them ”.

“India today is fighting terrorist attacks with new policies and processes,” he said. Modi named Pakistan as the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack and stressed that the attacks will never be forgotten.

In 2016, the Modi government sent its forces through the Line of Control (LoC) to attack terrorist camps on Pakistani soil after a terrorist attack on an Indian army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir left 19 soldiers dead. The political leadership took over the surgical attack of September 2016 and announced India’s military response to the world.

Three years later, the decision to carry out airstrikes was made within 24 hours of the Pulwama attack, including when the government gave the Indian Air Force (IAF) two weeks to select terror targets and launch strikes. air against them.

The government’s new security policy had also been a talking point for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 general elections.

The Prime Minister also paid tribute to the police personnel who died in the Mumbai attacks and to all the security forces who have “died while fighting and responding appropriately to terrorists.”

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