No Indian can forget 14th February 2019 when Pakistan orchestrated ghastly unpardonable terrorist attack on an Indian army convoy in Indian history where more than 40 Indian brave soldiers were martyred. The whole nation felt the agony of losing its brave soldiers and demanded revenge against Pakistan. Indian opposition especially congress was skeptical about it and asked for proof and called it match-fixing between Imran khan and PM Modi as the nation was going for its general election. It was a sorry state of affairs to see Indian opposition gave the national security issue a political color and the opposition chose to doubt the govt rather than standing strong with the govt in the time of national security.
PM Modi showed great courage and political will to attack Pakistan and allowed the Indian Air Force to attack Pakistan’s Balakot terror camp on 26th February 2019. Indian Air Force’s 12 Mirage-2000 successfully dropped bombs on terror camps causing a great deal of damage.
As usual, Pakistan did not accept it had terrorist camps but accepted that Indian Air Force planes came inside Pakistan territory and dropped bombs. well, it was not shocking to see Pakistan denied everything but what was more shocking to see Indian opposition parties rallied behind congress and demanded proof of successful airstrike, a mistake the opposition did after the 2016 surgical strike by the Indian army and doubted the armed force again.
Congress must learn statesmanship from former PM Atal ji who supported Indira Gandhi in the 1971 war against Pakistan. But congress on the other hand had mounted negative pressure on the then govt of Atal ji after Indian place IC-814 was hijacked by terrorists on 24 December 1999. Congress did the same mistake by being skeptical about the strikes which gave a negative message to the world that the Indian political sphere is divided even on the matters of national security.
coming to the Airstrike again which had shaken the Pakistan army which tried to avenge but could not do anything but one of our brave fighter pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman captured by Pakistan army across LOC. But Indian govt sent a tough message to Pakistan army and govt to return Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman ASAP or be ready to get attacked by India to which Pakistan was terrified and returned Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. But again the Indian so-called liberal media including Magsaysay Award winner was sending thank you note to Imran khan aka the terror-in-chief to returning Wing Commander Abhinandan and not the Indian govt cause for so-called liberal media could not stomach the fact that it was the Indian political will of PM Modi who mounted political and international pressure on Pakistan to release Wing Commander Abhinandan.
After more than one year of the Pulwama attack, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq had said in the national assembly that the Army chief General Bajwa was sweating and his “legs were shaking” when Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India would have attacked “that night at 9 pm” if Pakistan did not release Abhinandan. It broke all the bubbles of the myth that was created by the Imran khan loving so-called liberal media of India.
Just today Fawad Chaudhry who is the current Federal Minister for Science and Technology in pakistan govt has accepted on the floor of pakistan’s parliament that it was pakistan who did the pulwama attack and termed it a great success of PM of pakistan Imran Khan. Now India has more weapons to its arsenal to raise its voice against pakistan in FATF(Financial Action Task Force) next meeting which is scheduled to be held on February 2021 and will demand to put pakistan on “Black List”.
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