Apart from recalling Netaji’s contribution, Modi’s speech projected the Bengal icon as the leading light of India’s Independence whose dreams the present government is trying to realise.
The ceasefire violation from across the LoC in the Keri Battal area took place on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
India has categorically told the international community that the scrapping of Article 370 was its internal matter.
Officials said six terrorists and over-ground workers of terror groups have been arrested in Mendhar-Poonch district in the last few months.
The officials said Pakistan Army also resorted to mortar shelling in Balakote, Digwar and Kirni sectors along the LoC in Poonch district.
Firing and mortar shelling from across the LoC was reported in the Nowshera sector of the district around 3.30 pm and at 5.30 pm, officials said.
Pakistan troops violate ceasefire along LoC, target mosques and houses in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara
In the Tangdhar sector of Kupwara, Pakistani troops specifically targeted mosques and houses in border villages, an Army official said in Srinagar.
Highest number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020 since 2003 truce came into effect: Officials
There were 3,289 ceasefire violations by the Pakistan army along the Indo-Pak border in 2019.
On winter posturing along the LoC wherein infiltration is more likely through lower heights, Lt Gen B S Raju said there are reports of 200-250 terrorists in launch pads in PoK looking for a chance.
Army holds awareness prog for border residents in J&K for protection during Pakistan ceasefire violations
An interactive meet was held by the Army at Bisali and Kanga Gali on solutions to the difficulties the locals face due to ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
Indian troops mounted an effective retaliation to the unprovoked ceasefire violation from the other side, they added.
There was no report of any damage on the Indian side, a defence spokesperson said.
The Indian side was called upon to respect the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, investigate this and other such incidents of ceasefire violations and maintain peace along the LoC and the Working Boundary
The response came following Pakistan Army's allegations that Indian troops targeted a vehicle of United Nations Military Observers (UNMO) in the Chirikot sector along the LoC.
The spokesperson said the exchange of fire between the two sides was still underway when the reports last came in.