Eminent experts today took part in a brainstorming session on Understanding the Message of Balakot here in the ongoing Military Literature Festival at the Lake club.Air Chief Marshall (Retd) BS Dhanoa, Squadron Leader (Retd.) Sameer Joshi, Defence Experts Mr Praveen Sahni and Ms Kristine Fair had detailed deliberations on the issue. Air Chief Marshall (Retd) BS Dhanoa, Squadron Leader (Retd.) Sameer Joshi and Defence Expert Mr Praveen Sahni opined that the strike which was first of its kind non military preventive action in country’s history in last 47 years. They said that Pilots of the Indian Airforce were fully trained and ready to esnure no slip ups during the operation to destroy the terror camps. They said that Message of Balakot action was clear that any attempt to shelter or train militants against India would be dealt with sternly.They said that the operation was not to kill all and destroy all but was aimed for destroying terrorism training camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK). They said that IAF conducted spice 2000 strike in Balakot and validated in live combat. They said that as a country Pakistan proved was habitual of misrepresenting the facts but India answered them that wherever they would go India would take them head on with its marvellous Indian Air Force.In her address Ms Kristine Fair said that lessons of the strike must be empirically studied on the basis facts. She said that certain claims being made by either sides were far from real and need to be studied deeply.Air Marshall (Retd) KK Nohwar acted as moderator of the session.