Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh says that the Uri attack a “disturbing moment ” for all the countrymen.
“It is a disturbing moment for all of us, Loss of precious lives of Indian jawans is a disturbing moment for all of us. I shudder to think how the nation can ever repay their sacrifice.” he said
“We need to put our heads together and devise a strategy,” Singh added
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad condemns the attack and said that “Many terrorists have been killed at the border by our soldiers. May be they were angry because of this. This year, a record of sorts has been created by the soldiers of the Indian Army by killing all the infiltrators from Pakistan in Kashmir,” Azad told
“I don’t think there were so many numbers killed in one year. Maybe they took revenge because of this,” he added.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said “India cannot be cowed down by such attacks”.
“I strongly condemn the cowardly attack at Uri in which 17 soldiers lost their lives,”My heartfelt condolences to the families of those martyred in Uri.”
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti also Strongly condemn Uri Attack and said that “Attack seems to be aimed at triggering fresh violence and creating a war-like situation in the region”.
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh also called the attack a “proxy war” unleashed by Pakistan.
“It is a proxy war. A country, that is Pakistan, is focusing on how to disturb Jammu and Kashmir,”
Heavily-armed militants attacked an army camp at Uri early on Sunday morning, killing 17 soldiers and wounding a number of others. Security forces shot dead all four attackers.