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In the wake of recent Terror Attack, 70 Percent Indians want to snap all diplomatic ties with Pakistan: Survey

A huge number of people were not satisfied with India's response to various terrorist attacks under the current National Democratic Alliance government

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  • 49 percent voted for undertaking covert operations against terrorists like Hafiz Saeed, while 44 percent voted for taking military action against Pakistan
  • Only seven per cent respondents voted for seeking Pakistan’s support in the fight against terrorism
  • More than 80 percent of the people surveyed are below the age of 35 and belong to India’s top 10 metros

NEW DELHI, Sept 23, 2016: A large number of Indians have favoured to snap all diplomatic ties with Pakistan in the wake of the recent terrorist attack on an army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18, a survey said on Friday.

The survey was done by a news app Inshorts said that out of the 71,578 users who were asked if India should snap all diplomatic ties with Pakistan, about 70 percent voted saying yes, 21 percent said no and about nine per cent could not make up their minds.

On whether India should continue to keep cultural and sporting ties with the neighbouring country, out of the 68,029 voters, 59 percent said no, 33 percent answered in affirmative, and the rest eight per cent were indecisive.

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A huge number of people were not satisfied with India’s response to various terrorist attacks under the current National Democratic Alliance government, the survey said.

Out of the 66,334 people who responded to the question whether they were happy with the present government’s response to various terror attacks in the country, only 24 percent said yes, while 58 per cent voted in negative.

Responding to how India should respond to the Uri terrorist attack, out of the 1,12,153 users of the news app, 49 percent voted for undertaking covert operations against terrorists like Hafiz Saeed, while 44 percent voted for taking military action against Pakistan.

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However, only seven per cent respondents voted for seeking Pakistan’s support in the fight against terrorism.

More than 80 percent of the people surveyed are below the age of 35 and belong to India’s top 10 metros that include New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Lucknow. (IANS)

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  • Enakshi Roy Chowdhury

    Relations with Pakistan should be completely cut.. they have been backstabbing throughout

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IndIAA Awards is the intellectual property of the IAA India chapter, and was instituted in 2015. The award recognises mainstream creative advertising campaigns.

The film highlights the hospitality of Jammu and Kashmir. The 5-minute film was the first such big campaign launched by the Kashmir government.

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