The surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC) in response to Uri terror attack has been welcomed in India. Muslims too have praised the Army’s heroics. On Friday a group of Muslims even took out a rally after the prayer in Dankaur Village of Greater Noida in support of the Indian Army.
There marched holding placards and banners raising pro-India and anti-Pakistan slogans. According to a TOI report, the residents even burned effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
“We want to tell people that nation stands first for us. We are Indians first and Muslims later. We are very happy that the India conducted a surgical strike against the terror launch pads in Pakistan. India should always respond in the same manner to the enemy,” said Nasir Hussain, a local resident, as reported by the daily.
Another resident Mohammad Adil said: “We do not want any bloodshed. But if our soldiers are provoked to fire, India should retaliate. The Indian Muslims are united and they are with the country. We are ready to fight for the country, whenever the country needs us.”
In other parts of India too Muslim groups have come out in support of the Army and surgical strikes to dismantle terror camps across the LoC.
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