The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued the following statement on February 15, 2019:
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India condemns the horrific terror attack on CRPF jawans at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. It is reported that more than 40 jawans were killed.
The party urges upon the authorities to look at the intelligence and security lapses self-critically. Considering the deterioration in the situation of Jammu and Kashmir, the Party reiterates its demand that the Union government should realize that the Jammu and Kashmir problem is a political problem which needs a political solution for which there should be a political process to reach out to all stakeholders through a meaningful dialogue.
While wishing the injured jawans for speedy recovery, the Party expresses its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families of the jawans.