Air strikes after Uri, Pulwama response to terrorism: Amit Shah
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that air strikes after Uri and Pulwama terrorist attacks were in response to militants crossing Indian borders from Pakistan.
Speaking at the convocation at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Petroleum University in Gandhinagar, Shah also praised prime minister Narendra Modi for nullification of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Coming to home state Gujarat for the first time after the Centre nullified Article 370 and 35(A) in Jammu and Kashmir, Shah, along with Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani attended the 7th convocation of the university. Ambani is the president the private university. Even as global economy is going through an uncertain phase, Shah said, “India remains fastest growing economy with strong macroeconomic structure’’. He praised Ambani for bringing the university at world level in a short span of 12 years.
Ambani said, “Amitbhai – you are a true karmayogi and an iron man.” “Your energy and focus always amazes me. Gujarat – and now India— are blessed to have an inspiring leader like you,’’ he said.
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- Raveendran, who was riding the bike, died on the spot while Karthik, the pillion rider, succumbed to his injuries at a government hospital around 11am, police said.
- The carcasses of the birds were found on Monday and Tuesday near a CRPF camp in Naimad area in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.