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Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

In his first public statement after Indian Air Force (IAF)'s operation, Prime Minister on Tuesday assured people that country is in safe hands. 
Addressing a public meeting in Rajasthan’s Churu, he said that this is new India and it will not tolerate any strike by the enemy. The Prime Minister is addressing the crowds hours after the IAF carried out a cross-border operation targeting Jaish e Mohammed terror camps in Pakistan. 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was scheduled to speak at New 18's 'Rising India Summit 2019' which has been cancelled due to unprecedented circumstances. Later in the day, Amit Shah is likely to lead on a nationwide beneficiary outreach programme — Kamal Jyoti Sankalp and visit Tatarpur village in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, his arch rival - President Rahul Gandhi is in Guwahati, where he addressed a public meeting. He will also hold discussion with the Northeast Coordination Committee, a forum of leaders from the Northeastern states.

The anti-front, comprising several parties in the Opposition will meet at Mohali, a suburb of Chandigarh in Punjab where a sub-committee is to be formed to evolve a common minimum programme (CPM). All top leaders, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, are expected to attend.

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