All Parties Briefed Of Strikes
New Delhi: The All-Party Meeting held on Thursday was briefed by Lt General Ranbir Singh, Director General of Military Operations, on the surgical strikes that the army commandos conducted in early hours today across the Line of Control. Talking to newsmen after the meeting, Union Minister of I&B M Venkaiah Naidu said the opposition leaders were informed about the operations. The meeting was held in the North Block.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Security Affairs Advisor Ajit Dovak, Venkaiah Naidu, Ram Vilas Paswan represented the government in the meeting.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, CPM leader Sitaram Yechuri, leaders of TDP, Shivsena, BSP and other parties represented the other spectrum. BJP President Amit Shah was also present. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Sushma Swaraj had visited 10-Janpath and briefed Congress President Sonia Gandhi.