PM Narendra Modi sends strong message to Pakistan, thanks people of Balochistan

Earlier on August 14, Pakistan President Manmoon Hussain had also raised Kashmir issue in his Independence Day speech

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:August 15, 2016 11:40 am
narendra modi, independence day, modi speech, pm speech, balochistan, paksitan occupied kashmir, modi attacks pakistan, modi speech on pakistan Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort on the Independence Day in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s neighbouring country should stop glorifying terrorists. The apparent mention of slaim Hizbul-Mujahideen terrorist and Kashmiri separatist Burhan Wani and Pakistan’s continual support to him came from PM Modi in his third speech from Red Fort in New Delhi as Prime Minister of India on Independence Day.

The PM also showed gratitude to the people of Balochistan, Gilgit and PoK for their gesture of thanking him. “The way these people have showed respect for me, they have showed this respect for 1.25 billion Indians,” PM said.

Prior to that, setting an analogy between Peshawar terrorist attack and the recent Jammu and Kashmir unrest, PM Modi attacked Pakistan for trying to interfere in India’s internal matters. “When innocent kids were killed by terrorists in Peshawar school, our Parliament was shedding tears and the whole country was shedding tears for them. This is our culture and tradition,” said PM Modi.

He also mentioned how Pakistan observed ‘black day’ after the killing of Burhan Wani. “There are some who celebrate killing of innocents by terrorists and glorify them. What sort of terror-inspired government is that, the whole world knows about it,” he added.

The Prime Minister’s comments come at a time when leaders from both the countries have been in a war of words. The situation worsened after Pakistan accused India of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and hailed Wani as a leader of Kashmiri masses.

Earlier, on August 14, Pakistan President Manmoon Hussain had also raised Kashmir issue in his Independence Day speech and said that Pakistanis will continue to support them.

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    Iqbal
    Aug 15, 2016 at 4:33 pm
    Modi should also raise his voice over Africa , ireland issues and other separatist nations .... Why alone stan. Its because modi government is involved in unrest in stan and recently a naval officer kalboshin yadiv spy caught in stan. Modi should also raise gis voice over afghanistan who is accupied by US. Modi himself an extremist and can't let neighbours to live in peace.
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      Sankaran Krishnan
      Aug 15, 2016 at 10:29 am
      Yes let India raise its voice against the Terror Nation stan and hope the Unfit stani Military and its establishment will give freedom to Baluchistan, Gilgist, PoK, Sind, etc., and make each as a separate Country and dismantle the terror nation stan. The People's happiness in supporting our PM Modi for raising the issue shows how they are suffered at the hands of the stani establishment and hope the Big Brother US and China which supports the Terror Country stan watches the development and help them during their crisis as an Independent State !!!
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