New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity knows no bounds, within and outside the country. But, when Modi, Modi chants are raised in Pakistan Parliament, it is something to take note of.
Imran Khan government got the ‘shock treatment’ in Pakistan’s National Assembly on wednesday, when some MPs started shouting Modi, Modi slogans.
The incident happened when Pakistan National Assembly was debating France and boycott of its goods. Opposition members first raised slogans about Balochistan and then chanted Modi, Modi in front of Pakistani foreign minister.
When Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi began to condemn French President Emmanuel Macron for refusing to criticise a French publication, Charlie Hebdo, for caricatures of Prophet Muhammad, a few opposition members of parliament began chanting ‘Modi, Modi’ to disrupt his speech.
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Quereshi showed his displeasure and wanted Speaker to intervene but the Opposition members didn’t relent and kept on with the chants.
He also pointed to Khawaja Asif, a politician from Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N, and said it appeared to him that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘spirit has entered him’.