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Divulging surgical strikes related information will kill future prospects in the regard: NCP

Updated: Oct 06, 2016 08:46 IST      
Divulging surgical strikes related information will kill future prospects in the regard: NCP

New Delhi [India], Oct 6 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday disapproved of making surgical strikes videos public, stating that it would be against the interest of national security and that divulging such information will also damage the prospects of taking further action in the similar regard.

NCP leader Majeed Memon advised the Centre to ignore the questions regarding the authenticity of the surgical strikes.

"This is something secretive, something very confidential, something very strategic and its sanctity cannot be lost by showing it. And if the Narendra Modi government divulges anything then it would be against the interest of national security," said Memom.

"I disapprove of it. Those who are questioning it, let them question it. It would damage our prospects of taking further action in that matter," he added.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir yesterday said the army has handed over video clips of the cross Line of Control (LoC) operation to the government as per the laid down procedure.

Ahir said there is a process for putting such issues in perspective which was duly followed by the army as well as the government.

"The laid down procedure has been followed. The DGMO briefed about the surgical strikes. It was not the Defence Minister nor the Prime Minister and not the Home Minister. It was the DGMO, who briefed the media," he said

"There was a time when written documents were submitted. Now, the times have changed. Now, the clips are given and the clips have been given," he told the media here.

The Minister of State for Home's statement came amidst the growing chorus for showing proof of the army's surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK.

A political slugfest over surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the LoC broke out on Tuesday with Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam calling it "fake" and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking the government to release the proof of the surgical strikes to counter the Pakistani propaganda against the operation.

The ruling BJP at the Centre, however, lashed out at the opposition for demeaning the morale of the armed forces by demanding proof of the predawn September 29 surgical strikes. (ANI)

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