PM Doesn't Have to Comment on Truce Violations: Rajnath

Published: 09th October 2014 03:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th October 2014 04:09 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not have to comment on the ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

Also Read: India, Pakistan Trade Heavy Fire Along International Border

 "The prime minister does not have to comment on whatever is happening at the border. The BSF and the armed forces are responding," the minister tweeted.

His comment came as an apparent response to the opposition which has questioned the government's silence on the ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Photos: Ceasefire Violations in Jammu and Kashmir

Modi, who was asked about the ceasefire violations at an event Wednesday, said: "Everything will be fine soon."

The home minister said the government would not let India down.

Watch: Ceasefire Violation: Jawans Replying to Pakistan, Modi doesn't need to, Says Rajnath

Seven civilians have been killed so far in Pakistani firing in areas close to the border since Oct 6. A total of 60 people have been injured in the firing.

Also Read:

Ceasefire Violation Issue Should Not be Politicised: BJP 

UN Could Be Helpful Participant to Resolve Border Crisis: Kaine 

Pakistan Won't be Able to Bear Cost of 'Adventurism': Arun Jaitley

Sena Advises Modi to Focus on Pakistan Outrage along LoC 

Cong Calls Modi an "Absentee PM"

Centre Lacks Courage to Confront Pakistan on Ceasefire Violations: Uddhav 

CPM Asks Centre to Initiate Steps to End Ceasefire Violations

PM Should Focus on Border Not Maharashtra: Shiv Sena 


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