Parakram Parv, Surgical Strike’s second anniversary
India is celebrating the second anniversary of Surgical Strikes it has conducted across the Pakistan border.
On this occasion Indian Home minister Rajnath Singh has indicated that Indian forces may have hit Pakistani targets across the border with heavy artillery attack to avenge the brutal killing of BSF Trooper in unprovoked firing by the Pakistan. He said “something has happened, I won’t disclose it now. Whatever has happened, has happened for the good. Trust me, something big has happened two to three days ago. And you will also see what happens in future”.
Also sources in the BSF confirmed that Pakistan has suffered significant casualties in the heavy retaliatory shelling.
Various events being held on Surgical Strike Day are:
- Surgical Strike Day is planned as a mega celebration for the second anniversary of the surgical strikes carried out by India on September 29, 2016.
- Dubbed as ‘Parakram Parv’, the three-day event will be celebrated from September 28 to 30.
- The defense ministry will conduct the event with the army, air force and navy
What is a surgical strike?
- A surgical strike is a military attack which is intended to demolish something specific.
- It is done with an intention to not harm the surroundings.
- No damage is intended to any structure, buildingetc.
- These are methodically planned and coordinatedon various levels.
- A surgical strike also needs Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) support from the commanders.
Why India conducted Surgical Strike on Pakistan?
On September 29, 2016, the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes on seven terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) as a response to an attack on its base in Uri earlier that month.
Indian troops crossed the Line of Control in to take out terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. They have carried military operation and destroyed the terror launch pads across the border in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
Prepared By: Eswar Sai