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UPA govt did not take steps that had to be taken after 26/11 terror strike: Sitharaman

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sitharaman Thursday claimed the did not take the steps it should have after the 26/11 and there would have been more deterrence against such terror strikes had it been proactive.

Addressing the workers, she said has always been talking about a zero tolerance policy against terrorism.

"Whatever had to be done after 26/11 was not done by the previous government. Had it been more proactive, there would have been more deterrence," Sitharaman said.

In case of the Pulwama terror attack, in which 40 CRPF men were killed, she said the government waited for 10-12 days and after getting intelligence inputs that suicide bombers were again going to launch attacks, the struck their camps in Pakistan, she said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 14:15 IST