New Delhi, February 16: The all party meeting that was underway in Parliament library passed a resolution and strongly condemned the Pulwama terror attack. A statement said, "We strongly condemn the dastardly terror act of 14th February at Pulwama in J&K in which lives of 40 brave jawans of CRPF were lost." 'India Has Right to Self-Defence', Says US Counterpart to NSA Ajit Doval After Pulwama Terror Attack, Discuss Masood Azhar led JeM and Pakistan.
The meeting was chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and was attended by leaders across party lines. Before the meeting, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba arrived at the residence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh for a discussion on the Pulwama terror attack. List of Jawans Martyred in Pulwama Attack: Names and Photos of 40 CRPF Bravehearts Martyred in JeM Terror Strike in J&K.
Read the Resolution and points made by the all party meetings in the Tweet Below:
The resolution passed at the all-party meeting: We strongly condemn the dastardly terror act of 14th February at Pulwama in J&K in which lives of 40 brave jawans of CRPF were lost. pic.twitter.com/0OjGkgS6He
— ANI (@ANI) February 16, 2019
On Thursday, February 14, 40 CRPF jawans were martyred in the attack on CRPF convoy after an explosives-laden SUV rammed into a vehicle part of the convoy moving from Jammu to Srinagar. The attack took place in Lethpora area of Pulwama district around 3.30 pm on Thursday. Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the attack and named suicide bomber Adil Ahmed Dar behind the attack.
Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said after the meeting that, "Barring war, for the first time since 1947 such large number of security personnel have been killed in an attack. We stand with our security forces - Army, CRPF, local police. The entire nation is standing with them."
Azad added, "We had requested the Home Minister to request the PM on our behalf to ask Presidents of all national and regional parties for a meeting. This was supported by other parties too. The entire nation is in mourning today, is angry." Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena, who was present in the meeting said after the all-party meeting that, "Resolutions were passed after Pathankot & Uri attack also. We have told them (central government) that they should now take action."