NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday condemned the naxal attack in Chhattisgarh and said there was national unity on the issue of combatting naxalism.
“The entire country bows before the martyrdom of 22 jawans in the gruesome naxal attack in Bijapur. I pay homage to these jawans who have given their lives, and heartfelt condolences to their families. The nation owes an enormous debt of gratitude to them,” she said in a statement.
Expressing hope for the return of missing soldiers, she said, “We are united in our resolve to combat naxalism. The Chhattisgarh Congress government shall continue to provide all assistance to our Central Paramilitary Forces in fighting naxalism with full rigour.”