Ladakh Face-Off: India Wants Peace But Can Give Befitting Reply If Instigated, Says PM Modi
After the second day of meeting with the Chief Ministers on the Corona pandemic, PM Modi broke his silence on the conflict in Ladakh. The PM said that India wants peace but if provoked, it also knows to give a befitting reply. He also said that the sacrifice of our soldiers who lost their lives along the border with China will not go in vain.
Apart from PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of 15 states and heads of UTs were present in the meeting through video conferencing. After the meeting ended, everyone kept a two-minute silence to pay tribute to the soldiers.
Earlier, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, 'The loss of soldiers in Galwan is deeply disturbing and painful. Our soldiers displayed exemplary courage and valour in the line of duty and sacrificed their lives in the highest traditions of the Indian Army.' Singh also said that the country will never forget the bravery and sacrifice of the soldiers. In this hour of crisis, the country has stands shoulder to shoulder with them. We are proud of the bravery and courage of our soldiers.
Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said that in this hour of crisis, the party is united with the country's army and government. The Congress party believes that the country will remain united to fight against the enemy. However, Gandhi also asked the central government about the government's strategy to deal with the situation in the border areas.