Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on February 23, broke his silence on Kashmiris being attacked in some parts of the country in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attacks. He disapproved of the attacks while addressing a rally at Tonk, Rajasthan. He said, “our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris”.
PM asserted that the enemies of humanity must be ‘taught a lesson’ and that he ‘terror factory’ will be shut by him.
Referring to the targeting of Kashmiri students in certain parts of the country in the wake of Pulwama attacks, Modi said that such incidents will only strengthen the elements propagating ‘Bharat tere tuke honge’ (India, you will be torn into pieces).
He said it was the duty of every citizen to protect their Kashmiri brethren.
“Kashmiri children are themselves troubled by terrorism” the PM said. “Our fight is against terrorism, against enemies of humaniy, not against Kashmiris” he added.
Modi also said that the entire country is with the armed forces but “unfortunately, there a few people, who live in India but speak the language of Pakistan,” targeting the left-wing.