Punjab & Region

Capt Amarinder supports Center’s move of empowering BSF in border states

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 13

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended the Central government’s move of empowering BSF in the borderstates including Punjab.

Captain said that we have to rise above politics when security is at stake.

Taking to Twitter, Capt Amarinder wrote “Our soldiers are being killed in Kashmir. We’re seeing more & more weapons & drugs being pushed by Pak-backed terrorists into Punjab. BSF’s enhanced presence & powers will only make us stronger. Let’s not drag central armed forces into politics’: capt_amarinder,” he wrote along with his file picture with BSF personnel.

“Partisan considerations can’t & shouldn’t dictate our stand on issues of national security. I’d said that at the time of the 2016 surgical strikes & am saying it again. We’ve to rise above politics when India’s security is at stake, as it is now,” he added.

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