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Pak hand behind intolerance row: BJP Minister

Press Trust of India Ambala (Haryana) | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on November 24, 2015

Bid to spoil India’s chances of a permanent UNSC seat, says Anil Vij

Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday gave a new twist to the intolerance issue, alleging that some people were raking it up at Pakistan’s behest to thwart India’s chances of a permanent membership of the UN Security Council.

“In our country, some people are raking up intolerance issue at Pakistan’s behest. They are trying to build an atmosphere to thwart our chances of getting permanent membership of the UN Security Council,” the Health Minister in the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP Government told reporters. He said the the “so-called secular forces” were not able to digest the “able leadership” of Prime Minister Modi, who pushing for a seat at the Security Council.

Vij was responding to queries following actor Aamir Khan’s remarks on rising 'despondency' in the country.

Published on November 24, 2015
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