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Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday applauded the surgical strikes conducted across the Line of Control in Pakistan following a ceasefire violation in Kashmir.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday applauded the surgical strikes conducted across the Line of Control in Pakistan following a ceasefire violation in Kashmir.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday applauded the surgical strikes conducted across the Line of Control in Pakistan following a ceasefire violation in Kashmir.

“We stand with the Government in its actions to protect country’s security,” Sonia Gandhi said.

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“Party hopes Pakistan will recognise that it bears a great responsibility in continuing cross-border terrorist attacks against India,” Gandhi added.

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“Congress expects that Pakistan will take effective action to dismantle infra of terrorism that it has supported,” she added.

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Several senior Congress leaders had earlier held a meeting with Gandhi on Thursday on the surgical strikes.

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The strikes were conducted after Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC at various locations including Poonch on Wednesday.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh had also called for an all party meeting shortly after the incident. The meeting is currently underway.