Omar Abdullah lauds PM Narendra Modi’s statement on cow vigilantism

"Killing people in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' is not acceptable. This is not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said earlier today during his speech to mark the centenary of the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published:June 29, 2017 4:22 pm
Omar Abdullah, Gau Rakshar, Narendra Modi, mob lynching Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah (Express File Photo/Jasbir Malhi)

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on  Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement against violence in the name of cow protection and expressed hope that the vigilantes will heed to the PM’s advice. “Well said sir. Here’s hoping the people carrying out these despicable acts take your words to heart and act accordingly,” he wrote on Twitter.

The National Conference leader was reacting to the Prime Minister’s remarks which came against the backdrop of growing incidents of cow vigilantism.

“Killing people in the name of ‘Gau Bhakti’ is not acceptable. This is not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve,” the prime minister said today during his speech to mark the centenary of the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

Read: Narendra Modi warns cow vigilantes: Killing in the name of gau bhakti is unacceptable. Click here.

“Let’s all work together. Let’s create the India of Mahatma Gandhi’s dreams. Let’s create an India our freedom fighters would be proud of.

“No person in this nation has the right to take the law in his or her own hands,” the PM said.

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    Awadh Awadh
    Jul 2, 2017 at 5:19 pm
    they will not listen to anybody simply because they are criminals, not any kind of rakshaks.
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