New Delhi: Amid the nation much hue and cry over the silence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that perpetrators of Uri terror attack would not be spared. During his address to the nation on the monthly radio broadcast "Mann ki Baat”, PM discussed that there was a pan-India fury after the Uri terror attack in which 18 soldiers were killed.
PM condemned the attack and said that it was a cowardly" cross-border terror strike. He said that nation has lost 18 bravehearts in a terror attack in Uri. He saluted and paid tribute to the martyrs and said that the cowardly act was enough to shake the nation.
PM said that he is aware about the sorrow and deep resentment in the country. This is a loss not only for those who lost their sons, brothers and husbands but it is a loss for the nation and the culprits would not be spared.
However PM urged the people to be calm and channelise the anger into a constructive nation-building approach. He recalled the 1965 (India-Pakistan) war and said that the anger is valuble. He mentioned then Prime Minister) Lal Bahadur Shastri gave a message to channelise this energy towards nation-building through his slogan 'Jai Jawan-Jai Kisan' slogan