Hitting out at Pakistan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the neighbouring country does not live up to the meaning of its name and keeps on doing nefarious acts.
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Singapore, Mr Singh also defended the revocation of Article 370 and said that it was unfortunate that one full-fledged state (Jammu and Kashmir) was not integrated with the rest of the country.
Mr Singh, who arrived in Singapore on Monday night on a two-day visit, said that the government will never compromise national interest.
“We have a neighbour whose name is Pakistan (land of the pure) but it keeps on doing “na-Pak” (nefarious) acts,” he said, taking a swipe at Pakistan, which has downgraded diplomatic ties with India after it revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.
On Article 370, the minister said, there must had been certain circumstances because of which Article 370 was put in place. Read More