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Ex- defence minister Antony backs PM's Balochistan statement made on Independence day

Antony Urged The Government To Give Utmost Importance To Solving The Problems Of The People Of Jammu And Kashmir.

PTI | Updated on: 21 Aug 2016, 12:00:16 AM
Antony backs PM's Balochistan statement


Former defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony has found nothing wrong in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement mentioning Balochistan in his Independence Day address to target Pakistan.

Antony says "I don't find anything wrong in the Prime Minister's statement on Balochistan”.

He also added, Pakistan was behind terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

"As a former Defence Minister, I know very well about the role being played by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir," he said.

Antony urged the government to give utmost importance to solving the problems of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. In his Independence Day speech, Modi had talked about the situation in PoK, Gilgit and Balochistan and said people from there have thanked him for raising their issues. 

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First Published : 20 Aug 2016, 11:55:00 PM

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