Actress Kangana Ranaut is one of the Bollywood celebs who has strongly praised Indian Air Force and the government for decimating Pakistan-based terror camps in air-strike, conducted on February 26, Tuesday, early morning. Talking to an entertainment portal, the Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi star said that she salutes the courage of Indian Air Force and PM Narendra Modi for finally announcing with the strike that India’s war against terrorism has begun. Also Read - Take a Sneak Peek Inside This Breathtaking Production House Office of Kangana Ranaut- VIDEO
Kangana was quoted by Pinkvilla saying, “We salute Indian Airforce for striking back like true heroes, and thank Honourable Prime Minister for taking decisive actions, our fight against terrorism has begun, message is clear, jo bhi buri nazar se iss desh ko dekhega uski aankhein nochle jayengi… Jai Hind.” Also Read - Kangana Ranaut’s New Self-Written Poem on Love And Life Titled 'Aasmaan' Wins Hearts- Watch
The actress earlier urged PM Modi to scrap Article 370 which gives special rights to the state of Jammu & Kashmir, after the ghastly Pulwama attacks that happened on February 14, Thursday. 40 CRPF soldiers got martyred due to suicide bombing in J&K. She was quoted by The National Reporter saying, “Our anger is justified. We should use this time to do something constructive. And it is my sincere request to our prime minister that Article 370 should be completely scrapped. I feel that after so many years of Independence, no state in our country should face confusion as to where they belong.” Also Read - Kangana Ranaut's Pictures From Her School Days in Chandigarh Prove She Always Looked Camera Ready to Become an Actor
Meanwhile, in an official statement released by Indian government, IAF decimating terror camps in PoK has been deemed as a ‘non-military pre-emptive strike’. Speaking at a press conference earlier in the day, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said, “In an intelligence lead operation in the early hours today, India struck the biggest training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. In this operation, a very large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commander & Jihadis were eliminated”.
He added, “Credible information was received that JeM was attempting other attacks in the country. A pre-emptive strike became important. India struck the biggest camp of JeM in Balakot. Credible intelligence was received that Jaish-e-Mohammed was attempting another suicide terror attack in various parts of the country & fidayeen jihadis were being trained for this purpose”.