New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who was blacked out at the SAARC Meet by Pakistan yesterday, returned to India that very same day without having lunch and today, he made a statement in the Parliament on his visit.
Singh in the Parliament said, “There is a need to strongest action not just against the terrorists but also those who support terrorism.”
Home Minister went on to say that at the meet he asked the members that the terrorists should not be addressed as martyrs and patronized. He said that the terrorism should not be encouraged and that one must not sit and condemn it rather act upon it. Also, as per him there is no good or bad terrorism, terrorism is terrorism and that strong action must be taken against those who encourage it.
Singh further went on to say that he asked Pakistan during the meet that they must respect ban on the terror outfits which has been imposed by UN.
The united opposition in the Rajya Sabha applauded Singh stand on terrorism and at the same time condemned Pakistan for not allowing the home as well as the Indian media.
Sharad Yadav in his statement said that they all condemn the way Pakistan entertained Singh and also broke the protocol.
Rajnath Singha also briefed PM Modi about his visit to the neighboring country yesterday.
During the meet yesterday, Rajnath was blacked out. Also, reports are that this led to a brawl between the official of both the sides. private media was not allowed to cover the event.
Singh was welcomed in Islambad by protests from the supporters of the Hizbul Mujahideen and the Harkat ul Mujahideen.