Jammu, Sept 30: The BJP on Thursday announced Rs. 5 lakh compensation to the families of the two martyred soldiers of Uri terror attack who hailed from Jammu.
The announcement was made by the chief of BJP’s state unit and MLA Sat Sharma at a meeting of the party’s Working Committee in Udhampur.
“The BJP stands with the families of Uri martyrs and will provide compensation of Rs. 5 lakh to the families of both the soldiers from Jammu province”, said Mr Sharma.
Sharma congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Army for taking courageous step in destroying the terrorist launching pads across LoC.
“India has not attacked Pakistan but the terrorist launching pads, wherein the terrorists were waiting to cross into our territory and cause extensive damage to the citizens and properties,” he said.
Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh who was also present in the meeting said the surgical attacks will not only send a very strong message to Pakistan, but also the separatists and the sympathizers of terrorists”.
During the meeting, ministers, MLAs and MLCs were told to prepare their “report card” as the same will be helpful in mobilising the public in favour of the party by making them aware about various initiatives undertaken by the elected representatives.