Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, nonetheless, mentioned that whereas on one facet the prime minister congratulates Pakistan on their Independence Day, on the opposite facet he indulges in Pakistan-bashing the second elections are close to.
“The divisive duplicity of the prime minister stands uncovered,” he mentioned in an announcement.
“When there are not any elections, the prime minister reveals his love for Pakistan and congratulates the neighbouring nation on March 22, the day Muslim League handed the ‘Partition Decision’ in 1940, and congratulates it on each August 14. However when elections close to, he begins diversionary politics at residence,” Surjewala mentioned.
The Congress chief additionally shared the prime minister’s congratulatory letters to Pakistan on August 14 and tweets on March 22.
Prime Minister Modi on Saturday introduced August 14 might be noticed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, saying the ache of Partition can by no means be forgotten.
He mentioned the day will preserve reminding the nation of the necessity to take away the poison of social divisions and disharmony and additional strengthen the spirit of oneness.
Pakistan’s independence day falls on August 14. India will rejoice its 75th Independence Day on Sunday.