NEW DELHI: Amid a tense stand-off with China, two members of the Cabinet Committee on Security-home minister
and defence minister Rajnath Singh-on Monday asserted India wouldn't give into muscle-flexing by China to grab land in the Ladakh sector.
The ministers, while addressing virtual rallies of BJP workers, said India would make no concessions to anyone at the cost of its national interest and national pride.
Shah struck a combative note and said India, like the US and Israel, had the capability to carry out pre-emptive strikes to defend its territory as he recalled India's action across the LoC in retaliation to terror attacks in Uri and
"We've also seen terrorist attacks like it used to happen earlier, but
did not sit silent like previous PMs. He answered with air strikes and surgical strikes by entering
and teaching them a lesson. "This showed the world that India will not endure encroachment of its borders," Amit Shah said while addressing party workers of Odisha.
asserted that any bid to hurt the dignity and sovereignty of the country would not be tolerated.