India-China Faceoff: All-Party meeting with PM Modi. What did leaders say?
All-party meeting with PM over India-China border issues: NCP Chief and Former Defence Minister Sharad Pawar said that issues of whether soldiers carried arms or not are decided by international agreements and we need to respect such sensitive matters
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha chief and Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said during meet that “we have full faith in the PM. In the past too, when it comes to national security, PM has taken landmark decisions”.
TRS Chief and Telangana CM KCR said that PM’s clarity on Kashmir has angered China. PM’s emphasis on Kashmir’s development has also angered China. He stressed that PM’s call of Atmanirbhar Bharat has rattled China
DMK’s MK Stalin said “We are united when it comes to patriotism.” He also welcomed the recent statements by the PM on China issue.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, “all party meeting should have happened much earlier. Even at this late stage we are in the dark. Congress has specific questions…What date did Chinese troops intrude? When did the Govt find out about the transgressions? Does govt not get satellite pics? Did intelligence not report about unusual activity?”
Nation needs assurance that status quo ante restored. What is the current status of Mountain strike corps? Opposition parties should be briefed regularly”
NPP’s Conrad Sangma said “Infrastructure work along the border should not stop. China sponsored activities in Myanmar&Bangladesh is worrying. PM has been working on North East infra and it must go on.
TMC leader and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at all- party meeting: All-party meeting is a good message for the nation. Shows that we are united behind our Jawans. TMC strongly in solidarity with the government. Don’t let China enter telecom, railway and aviation sectors. We will face some problems but we won’t allow the Chinese to enter.
China is not a democracy.They are a dictatorship.They can do what they feel. We,on the other hand,have to work together.India will win,China will lose. Speak with unity. Think with unity. Work with unity. We are solidly with the Govt.
JDU Chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at all-party meet with PM Modi: There is nationwide anger against China. There should be no differences among us. We are together. Parties should not show any disunity that can be explored by other nations. China’s stand on India is known. India wanted to give respect to China. But what did China do in 1962.
Goods from China flooding Indian markets have major problems. They’re plastic heavy, aren’t eco-friendly&they harm environment. Electronic waste associated with them is high. Chinese products don’t even last long. It ‘s our duty to be one&support the Centre.
Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray at all-party meeting called by PM Modi: We are all one. This is the feeling. We are with you, PM. We are with our forces and their families. India wants peace but that doesn’t mean we are weak. China’s nature is betrayal. India is ‘Mazboot’ not ‘Majboor’. Our government has the ability to – ‘Aankhien Nikalkar Haath Me de dena’.
Samajwadi Party’s Ram Gopal Yadav at all-party meet chaired by PM Modi: Nation is one. ‘Neeyat’ of Pakistan and China is not good. India will not be China’s dumping ground. Impose 300% duty on Chinese goods.