New Delhi, Sep 28: Leading industrialist Ratan Tata today commended the government’s decision to boycott the SAARC Summit in the wake of Uri attacks. “So proud of Indian govt’s firm stand on bycot of SARC mtg & overwhelming support by member nations (sic),” Tata tweeted. The tweet by Tata Group Chairman Emeritus received over 3,200 likes and was re-tweeted more than 2,000 times. Also Read - Indian Billionaire Ratan Tata’s Elegant Sea-facing White House Will Make You Believe in Simple Living
Amid heightened tension with Pakistan over Uri terror attack in which 18 jawans were killed, India had announced its decision of pulling out of the Summit late last night citing increased “cross-border” attacks.(ALSO READ: SAARC Summit has to be postponed, says India after pull-out) Also Read - Ratan Tata Travels From Mumbai to Pune to Meet Sick Former Employee, Netizens Call Him 'Living Legend'
Apart from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is not right for the successful holding of the meet, resulting in its collapse. Also Read - Woman Fraudulently Uses Ratan Tata's Car Number, Case Exposed After Challan Sent to His Office