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India will protect its sovereignty with all its might, says Kovind

He said the country's armed forces, exemplified by the air warriors, 'reflect our firm resolve to defend our nation'

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Kovind delivers Independence Day speech
President Ram Nath Kovind

Monday said will use all its might to protect the nation's sovereignty while referring to the IAF air strikes in following the terror attack of February 14.

Addressing a function here, the said India's growing stature in the comity of nations is consistent with the strength and capabilities of its armed forces.

"remains firmly committed to peace, but in case the need arises, we will use all our might to protect the nation's sovereignty. I am confident that our valiant men and women in uniform will rise to the occasion," Kovind said.

He said the country's armed forces, exemplified by the air warriors, "reflect our firm resolve to defend our nation".

"Their valour and professionalism was on display very recently, as the carried out pre-emptive strikes on a known terrorist camp," the said.

The had on February 26 carried out strikes in terror camps of proscribed organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed in

Kovind was speaking after presenting the 'President Colours' to the Air Force Station, Hakimpet and 5

First Published: Mon, March 04 2019. 13:45 IST
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