Pakistan to pay price if goes on promoting terrorists: Rajnath Singh
Mangaluru, Mar 9 (UNI/IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajanath Singh on Saturday said Pakistan will have to pay a heavy price if it continued to encourage, promote and shelter terrorists.
After inaugurating a convention of the Shakti Kendra Pramukhs of three Lok Sabha constituencies (Dakshina Kannada, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru and Shivamogga) here, Mr Rajnath Singh said so far country has carried out three strikes against Pakistan in the last five years and everyone knew about the impact of two strikes. "We cannot say much about the third strike," he said, adding that the third strike (Balakot) was a targeted mission and was carried out on specific intelligence input.
Referring to some incidents in some parts of the country, targeting the Kashmiri youths, he said that "in this connection the Union Government has already issued an advisory to all state and union territories to safeguard Kashmiri students studying all over India".
He appealed to BJP workers to stand by the Kashmiri students.
He termed the coalition government in Karnataka as khichri government where welfare of the people has taken a backseat.
"The JD (S) leaders are busy protecting their own chairs," he said.
By 2028 India will be one of the three powerful countries of the world; he predicted Predicting that the BJP would emerge as the single largest party in the world, he said that everyone in the state had contributed to strengthen the organisaiton.
"At present US, China and Russia are the top three powerful nations but by 2028, India will enter into the league of top powerful nations.
He claimed that the BJP was not doing politics to gain power but to empower India and its people. “The central government has introduced several schemes for the farmers. But the Karnataka state government is not providing data of farmers to credit Rs 2,000 each as first installment under Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. Farmers’ loans have not been waived off in the state as the government never bothered about farmers,” he claimed.
Singh also referred to the economists who said India was one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
"We were in the ninth position in 2014. Now, we are in sixth position and soon we will be in the fifth position,”Rajnath Singh said.