Modi refers to PM Khan as ‘Son of Pathan’ in latest speech
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to Prime Minister Khan as the ‘Son of Pathan’ in his latest speech, urging him to act against terrorists.
Modi was addressing a rally in Rajasthan when he recalled how he had telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan to congratulate him after the cricketer-turned-politician had emerged victorious in the General Elections 2018.
“When I telephoned Imran Khan and said that Pakistan and India have fought many fights over the years, he agreed to cooperate,” said Modi. “He told me, ‘Modi ji, I am the son of Pathan. I speak true and I do true,'” he added.
However, Modi said that it was now time for the ‘Son of Pathan’ to act on his words and apprehend the terrorists involved in Pulwama attack and give them to India.
A day earlier, PTI MNA Ramesh Kumar met Modi in India and told him that a ‘Naya Pakistan’ had emerged in Pakistan and that Imran Khan was a Pathan and he did whatever he did.
The Pulwama attack took place a little more than 10 days ago when 40 CRPF personnel were killed in Indian-held Kashmir.
India blamed Pakistan for being complicit in the violence. However, Islamabad denied New Delhi’s accusations and warned India from launching an attack.
“If India attacks, Pakistan will not think about retaliating. We will retaliate,” Prime Minister Imran Khan had warned in his address to the nation, five days after the visit of the crown prince to Pakistan.