New Delhi I Backing the Modi government against China, Trinamool Chief Mamata Bannerjee said that her party stands strongly in solidarity with the government and Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that the leaders are still in the dark about the details and questioned the government about intelligence reports and other related matters. BSP Chief Mayawati said that this is not the time for politics and she firmly stands with the Prime Minister on whatever decisions he takes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an All Party Meeting via video conferencing to discuss the situation in India-China border areas.
The leaders of the political parties hailed the bravery displayed by the armed forces in Ladakh. They reposed faith in the leadership of the Prime Minister in this hour of need and expressed commitment to stand united with the government. They also shared their thoughts and ideas on dealing with the situation.
Nitish Kumar said that there should be no difference amongst the leaders and parties should not allow any disunity which can be exploited by other nations. Chirag Paswan said that the country feels safe under the leadership of the Prime Minister. Uddhav Thackeray lauded the Prime Minister and said that the entire country is one and with the Prime Minister.
Sharad Pawar stressed that issues of whether soldiers carried arms or not are decided by international agreements and the parties need to respect sensitivities involved in such matters. Conrad Sangma said that the Prime Minister has been working on infrastructure in the Northeast and that must go on. MK Stalin welcomed the recent statement by the Prime Minister on the issue.
Prime Minister thanked the leaders for sharing their views and participating in the meeting.