Indian ruling party BJP announced INR 2 crore bounty on Pakistani FM Bikawal Bhutto beheading
KARACHI – Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto link to back down on remarks about Narendra Modi, which sparked an uproar in India.
Bilawal, the son of slain Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto, defended his 'butcher of Gujarat' remark about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an interview with Bloomberg link .
The PPP leader said he was referring to the historical fact, and decried a member of the Indian ruling party who announced an INR 2-crore reward for beheading him over his remarks.
He said “If I’m quoting somebody else, and referring to a historical fact that Modi would prefer we forget about, the response shouldn’t be a threat of assassination”, and mentioned that the death threat crossed a line.
Clarifying a statement hyped by Indian media, FM said comments from a colleague who said New Delhi should not forget that Islamabad has an atomic bomb were not cause for alarm. He said that was not a threat of nuclear war, adding that no one thinks nuclear war is an appropriate reaction.