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Visited Lahore, checked their nuclear power: PM Modi on Mani Shankar's 'Pak should be respected' remark
Photo courtesy: Videograb from Rajast Sharma's post on X

Visited Lahore, checked their nuclear power: PM Modi on Mani Shankar's 'Pak should be respected' remark

| @indiablooms | 23 May 2024, 10:39 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has responded to Congress's Mani Shankar Ayiar's remark that India should respect Pakistan owing to its nuclear bomb and said he visited Lahore and checked its power.

In an exclusive interview with India TV's Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma, in response to senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's "India should respect Pakistan because it has the nuclear bomb" remark and Modi said that he had personally visited Lahore and checked its power.

"Uss taakat ko mei khud Lahore jaakar check karke aaya hu (I had personally visited Pakistan to check how powerful it is)," he said.

Recalling his visit to Lahore in 2015, PM Modi said that when he visited Pakistan, many reporters questioned: "Haye Allah, bina visa ke aa gaye (Oh my God, he has arrived to the country without a Visa), I told them it was my country at some point of time."

During the interview, PM Modi spoke about the revocation of Article 370, the Opposition's allegation that he is openly talking against Muslim reservation.

The Prime Minister recalled how the Opposition used to question him on the issue of foreign policy and doubt his capability whether he will be able to carry it.

He also talked about how he developed a personal relationship with the world leaders besides an official one.

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