KANYAKUMARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday hailed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
Modi also hit out at the previous Congress-led UPA government. For allegedly “blocking,” surgical strikes post 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008.
After inaugurating several government projects here. Modi said “I am proud that India’s first woman Defence Minister Nirmala ji is from Tamil Nadu. Every Indian is proud that the brave wing commander Abhinandan belongs to Tamil Nadu.” The events of the past two days, an apparent reference to IAF’s air strikes and the IAF shooting down a Pakistan jet. Have demonstrated yet again the strengths of the country’s armed forces, Modi said.