Pakistan’s foreign office says India’s BJP government is trying to distort history and store communalism the remarks came after prime minister Narendra Modi announced that august 14 will be observed as partition horrors remembrance day in India.
A spokesperson for the foreign office said it is shameful that modi one-sidedly invoked the tragic events that occurred in the wake of independence. Zahid Hafiz Chaudhary said no modern state is as much in contradiction with itself as India.
He said instead of healing old wounds the bjp can go to any extent to sow further dissensions for electoral gains. He expressed hope that the people of India will completely reject the BJP government’s publicity stunts.