Stop writing love letters to PM Imran, Indian PM Modi comes under fire

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Stop writing love letters to PM Imran, Indian PM Modi comes under fire

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday took a swipe at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending a message of best wishes to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the eve of the Pakistan’s National Day.

Modi sent the letter to Imran Khan on Friday, greeting the people of Pakistan on the National Day and highlighting the importance of a terror-free South Asia.

The Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala reminded Modi of his own words asking him to stop writing “love letters” to Pakistan and alleged that his “muscular politics” is aimed at only the people and the media.

The “muscular politics is soap opera for people and media only,” Surjewala said on Twitter, according to Indian media.

The Congress leader also tweeted, “Modi ji, Stop writing this Love Letter to Pakistan.” He posted a video of Modi’s interview to a channel where Modi during the UPA time is saying Pakistan needs to be talked to in the language it understands and that writing love letters to it should be stopped.

He was referring to then Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh’s letter to then Pakistan president.

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