Perpetrators of Pulwama terror attack act will be punished, says PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the flagging off ceremony of first Semi High Speed Train “Vande Bharat Express”, at New Delhi Railway Station on February 15, 2019. The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation, Shri Vijay Goel, the Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav and other dignitaries are also seen.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that perpetrators of Pulwama terror attack act will be punished. He has warned the perpetrators and those aiding and abetting terrorists that they have made a big mistake and will have to pay a heavy price. Stating that free hand has been given to the security forces to act, PM dared Pakistan not to live in illusion that it can destabilize India.

He was addressing a public gathering today before flagging off Vande Bharat Express between New Delhi and Varansi from New Delhi Railway Station. Expressing his heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost their near and dear in this hour of grief, he said that soldiers have laid down their lives for the country. “I know there is deep anger, your blood boils looking at what has happened. At this moment, there are expectations and the feelings of a strong response which is quite natural”, he said.

PM Modi said that they have given full freedom to the security forces. “We have full faith in the bravery and valour of our security forces. I am hopeful that the patriotic fervour will ensure that people will provide correct information to our agencies so that we can intensify our efforts to crush terror” he added..

He warned that the terror outfits and those aiding and abetting them have made a big mistake. He made it clear that they will have to pay a very heavy price for their actions.  He assured the nation that those behind this attack, the perpetrators of this attack will be punished.

Stating that it is a very sensitive and emotional moment, the Prime Minister said that the nation stands united in its fight against terror. “We should speak in one voice and rise above politics.The message which should go across the world is that we are one nation, one voice in our fight against terror, the fight which we have to win” he said.

PM said that our neighbour which is already isolated by the global community is in a state of illusion, if it thinks that it can demoralize India with its dastardly acts and nefarious designs. Let me state categorically that it should stop day dreaming to destabilize India.  This neighbour of ours which is in a state of economic despair must know that nay such attempt is destined to fail and will be foiled, he added.

He recalled that times and again it has been proved that those which follow such routes are destroyed themselves. The course which we have adopted is one of progress and development.

PM Modi warned that 130 crore Indian will give a befitting reply to any such act or attack. He thanked all nations who have strongly condemned this terror attack, have stood behind India and expressed support for India and appealed  to them to join hands in the global fight against terrorism. The menace of terror can be contained only when the nations are united in the fight against terrorism., he said.

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