AIR STRIKE: ‘Josh’ high in Jammu, Indian Army, Air Force ‘zindabad’ slogans raised

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Jammu, Feb 26:The ‘Josh’ among the people in this winter capital of the state was very high soon after there were reports of air strike in the Pakistan aired news channels but the celebrations doubled when Indian authorities on Tuesday confirmed about carrying out a major anti-terror strike against Pakistan based and Pakistan-sponsored group Jaish-e-Mohammad.
The strike has destroying a key camp run by UN proscribed terrorist Masood Azhar’s kin Maulana Yousuf Azhar, alias Ustad Ghouri.
The people of Jammu were in upbeat mood since morning when they switched on their television sets amid shouts ‘Jai Hind’ and ‘Indian Army Zindabad’.
The social media flooded with greetings and wishes by the people to mark the celebrations with messages like ‘Bhartiya Sena Zindabad’, ‘Indian Air Force Zindabad’, ‘Howz The Josh—High Sir’.
Filled with enthusiasm and passion, People with smiling faces however, took to streets and congratulated each other asserting, “hamari sena ne badla le liya (our army has taken the revenge) Pulwama terror attack.
Meanwhile anti-Pakistan protests were also staged across the region.
The colleges which were reopened almost after 10 days, witnessed enthusiasm among the students, who shouted slogans in favour of Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.
“This was only the trailer—picture abhi baaki hai mere dost,” said a college student and lauded the armed forces and other sister concern agencies for their active role played in the air strikes.
“There was lot of anger among people after Pulwama Terror attack in which over 40 CRPF personnel were martyred and the reply was need of the hour,” said another College goer adding that India must carry on with such strikes and completely destroy all the terrorist camps and launching pads across the border.
The activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal, Jammu West Assembly, Team Jammu, Shiv Sena also staged anti-Pakistan demonstrations shouting, ‘Pakistan Hai Hai’, ‘Pakistan Murdabad’.
They distributed sweets to the people to mark the victory of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.
Agitating activists said that it is ‘new India’ and it will befittingly reply to every terror activity being launched by the enemy.
“The Indian Army and the Indian Air Force has made us proud and we are proud citizens of the country,” they added.
BJP leaders and activists also held supporting programme to back Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy saying that nation stands with its forces and they have avenged Pulwama Attack in most befitting manner.
Warning political outfits like NC and PDP, they asked people of Kashmir to not to get misled by their propaganda as heads of these parties will stay indoors making young boys and girls face ire.
Post air strikes Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam has urged people to be calm and not to believe rumours circulating on WhatsApp or other social media.
“Governor Satya Pal Malik has made the same appeal on Sunday. It is necessary that people remain stress free and go about their normal activities,” he added and said that in case there is anything to be communicated regarding people’s safety and security, the Government will do so directly, through media.
The Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners will be communicating as and when needed, he said in a message.


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