Dialogue a ‘must’ to resolve conflict: Imran

“When Mr. Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India, he invited heads of SAARC nations including former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the swearing-in ceremony. Mr. Sharif was accorded a warm welcome when he reached India,” Mr Sidhu said. “Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had gone to Lahore with a message of peace but what followed was the Kargil war. 527 Indian jawans attained martyrdom. Will you blame him?” the cricketer-turned-politician asked. “Then, Modi sahib went to Pakistan without even any official formalities and hugged former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif. Will you not call him a patriot?” he said, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore in 2015.
Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/dialogue-a-must-to-resolve-conflict-imran/article24748435.ece

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