NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday condemned the naxal assault in Chhattisgarh and stated there was national unity on the problem of combatting naxalism.
“The entire country bows before the martyrdom of 22 jawans in the gruesome naxal attack in Bijapur. I pay homage to these jawans who have given their lives, and heartfelt condolences to their families. The nation owes an enormous debt of gratitude to them,” she stated in a press release.
Expressing hope for the return of lacking troopers, she stated, “We are united in our resolve to combat naxalism. The Chhattisgarh Congress government shall continue to provide all assistance to our Central Paramilitary Forces in fighting naxalism with full rigour.”