Rahul Gandhi addressing a gathering in Bulandshahr as part of his Kisan Yatra in Uttar Pradesh. (Photo: ANI)
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for surgical strikes by the Indian Army on terrorist launch pads across Line of Control (LoC).
He said it is first time in two-and-a-half years that he took action befitting the stature of a Prime Minister.
Addressing a gathering in Bulandshahr as part of his Kisan Yatra in Uttar Pradesh, he said the whole country and Congress was with government.
"I want to thank him that for the first time in two-and-a-half years, he has taken action which befits the stature of PM. He has my full support. The entire country and the Congress is with the Prime Minister," Gandhi said.
Army carried out the surgical strikes on late Wednesday night on seven terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir inflicting several casualties.