“Earlier, such acts of infiltration on the border were followed only by talks and arguments. Now every provocation will get retaliatory equally. The warning comes against attempts to harm India in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts in the backdrop of Pakistan-based jihadi terror attacks.
Shah said the surgical strikes across the Line of Control in 2016 changed the way the world viewed India. When India responded to the killing of our jawans in Uri with a surgical strike across the LoC, Shah said, a message was sent across the world that tampering with India’s borders was no longer an easy task.
“The surgical strike, for the first time, helped to restore respect for the country’s borders and thereby strengthened India’s sovereignty. “Speaking at the Bhoomi-Poojan Ceremony” National Forensic Science University Shah pays tribute to former Goa Chief Minister and Defense Minister Manohar in Dharbandor parrikar He said that the fundamental work done by him on the defense front helped in changing the attitude of the world towards India.
Shah said Parrikar will be remembered primarily for two things- one, for the implementation of One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) for the armed forces, and two, for the 2016 surgical strikes.
“under PM Narendra ModiParrikar gifted OROP to our armed forces. By implementing OROP, Modi-Parrikar in a way acknowledges the sacrifice, penance and sacrifice of our soldiers who have spent the best of their lives defending our borders in adverse conditions in the temperature of -43°C to +43°C. Spent the year spend doing. The keepers of our borders are now fully convinced that the Indian government is taking care of their families. Modi and Parrikar will be remembered for ages.
louding parrikar Shah recalled the conversation he had with the former Goa Chief Minister to bring Goa on the path of rapid development.
“Parrikar once told me,” said Shah, “the smaller the state, the greater should be its development. I replied that although this belief seemed simple and acceptable, it was difficult to implement in practice. Parrikar hit back saying that Goa would one day prove it and did it. And when he became the Chief Minister of Goa, he started changing Goa.