Amit Shah : Surgical Strikes Revealed By Army, Not Defence Minister


NEW DELHI: To guarantee it looked for no political preferred standpoint after the strikes over the Line of Control, the administration left the declaration of the activity to the armed force,

BJP president Amit Shah said today. He said it was "the DGMO (Director General of Military Operations) and not Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who briefed reporters about soldiers traveling intro Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir last week.

Resistance pioneers including Rahul Gandhi, who at first commended Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the strikes, have blamed him and the decision BJP for attempting to make credit for the armed force's move. They have additionally solicited the administration to present evidence from the strikes, which have been denied by Pakistan as "creation of reality."

"We condemn the politicisation of the strikes," said the BJP chief today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cautioned his ministers again "chest-thumping" about the strikes, but posters put up by his party in Uttar Pradesh present him and the Defence Minister as heroic figures.
The posters do not reflect the thinking of the top leadership, said Mr Shah, attributing them to over-enthusiasm by workers in Uttar Pradesh, which will vote soon for its next government.