The Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up leaders of all political parties in Parliament on Saturday to an all-party meet and fiercely voiced against the “dastardly” Pulwama terrorist attack that took lives of 44 CRPF personnel on February 12.
The all-party meet showcased leaders of opposition from length and breadth of the country.
Congress leaders Anand Sharma and Jyotiraditya Scindia, LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan, TMC leaders Sudip Bandopadhyay and Derek O’ Brien, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, Sanjay Raut of Shiv Sena and Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.
The Home Minister along with other leaders pitched high against all forms of terrorism and the support this inhuman menace receives.
The all-party resolution read, “We condemn terrorism in all forms and the support being given to it from across the border.”
The resolution further added, “India has during the past three decades faced the menace of cross border terrorism. Of late, terrorism in India is being actively encouraged by the forces across the border. India has displayed both firmness and resilience in dealing with these challenges. The entire nation speaks in one voice to express its determination to fight these challenges. Today, we stand united in solidarity with our security forces in fighting terrorism and in defending the unity and integrity of India.”
Before, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad had addressed on behalf of all opposition parties to Home Minister Rajnath Singh of to support in defiance against acts of terrorism unanimously with the government.
Azad also noted to the Home Minister all parties have expressed sympathies and condolences to the loss of jawans and their families.
The Congress spokesperson had also urged Home Minister for the Prime Minister to chair and discuss with all party leaders in person against terrorism and its support.
Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “As per our knowledge barring wars, this is the first time that such a large number of personnel have died since 1947. All parties and countrymen, from all religions and regions are mourning.”
Azad stressed on full support to the Jammu and Kashmir police and security officials.
Azad on joining hands with the ruling government opined, “We have also decided that there are many disagreements with the government, but for the sake of our country, security of all, we will stand with the government to end terror. The government has our support.”