Punjab Assembly condemns terror attack in Pulwama, House adjourned for the day

“It is the time to teach (them) a lesson. Pakistan PM speaks peace and the General speaks war,” Amarinder Singh said.

Updated - February 15, 2019 03:19 pm IST

Published - February 15, 2019 11:48 am IST - Chandigarh

Ruling and Opposition members take part in the proceedings at the Punjab Assembly in Chandigarh. File

Ruling and Opposition members take part in the proceedings at the Punjab Assembly in Chandigarh. File

The Punjab Assembly on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama in which at least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and passed a resolution for adjournment of the proceedings of the House for the day.

Members of the House, cutting across party lines, paid tributes to the CRPF personnel killed in a one of deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, and observed two-minutes silence in their memory.

Moving the resolution seeking adjournment of the House, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said “enough is enough” and urged the Centre to give a befitting reply to the “dastardly act of Pakistan”.

“It is the time to teach (them) a lesson. Pakistan PM speaks peace and the General speaks war,” he said.

As the Zero Hour commenced on the fourth day the Budget session of the Punjab Assembly, SAD MLA Bikram Singh Majithia sought adjournment of the House in the wake of terror attack in Pulwama.

Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and Parliamentary Affairs minister Brahm Mohindra supported Majithia’s call for the adjournment.

“It is the worst ever terror attack... It has been strongly condemned world over. We should understand the gravity of the situation. The nation is in the mourning and we should adjourn the House,” Mr. Majithia said.

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