Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said ,”Don’t politicise rape”
He was attending ‘Bharath Ki Baat;Sab ke Saat’,an interaction program at Central Hall Westminster in London. .
Modi said the incident was a shame to India.He urged people to teach their sons to respect girls.
An eight year old girl was brutally raped and murdered in Kashmir.India is witnessing wide protests against the incident.
The Opposition parties had alleged Modi for keeping silence on the incident.
“Rape is rape.It is extremely sad.”-Modi said.
“But can we compare the number of rapes in different governments? We cannot say there were this many rapes in our government and that many of yours. There cannot be a worse way to deal with this issue…”
At the invitation of Prime Minister Theresa May, PM Narendra Modi visited the United Kingdom (UK) as a Guest of Government on 18 April 2018. The two leaders held wide-ranging and constructive discussions and underlined bilateral strategic partnership and growing convergence on regional and international issues.Prime Minister Modi will also participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London from 19-20 April 2018.
Highlights of his speech:
- I want this Government to be criticised. Criticism makes democracy strong
- Democracy cannot succeed without constructive criticism
- The 125 crore people of India are my family
- We have a million problems but we have a billion people who can solve them
- I do not need to read books to understand poverty. I have lived in poverty, I know what it is to be poor and belong to the backward sections of society.
- My life at the Railway Station taught me so much. It was about my personal struggles. When you said Royal Palace, it is not about me but about the 125 crore people of India
- Democracy cannot succeed without constructive criticism.My problem is not against criticism. To criticise, one has to research and find proper facts. Sadly, it does not happen now. What happens instead is allegations