No question of being soft on terrorism or against terrorists: Indian PM Modi

08/15/2017

New Delhi, Aug. 15: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there is no question of being soft on terrorism or against terrorists. Modi on Tuesday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort to mark India's Independence Day. Kashmir problem cannot be resolved by bullets or abuses but by embracing people of Kashmir, he said.

 

Modi, who reached the 17th century monument to give his customary Independence Day speech, was received by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra. 

 

Later, he received a Guard of Honour from a contingent of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police. 

 

The Prime Minister then unfurled the national flag amid a 21 gun salute.

PM Modi greeted the nation on India's Independence Day as well as Janmashtami.

 

"Independence Day greetings to my fellow Indians. Jai Hind," Modi tweeted. "Greetings on Janmashtami," he added.THE TRIBUNE

 

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