Pakistan’s Modi-bashing unites India’s political parties

In an indication that India’s relations with Pakistan are heading for a rough patch under a likely BJP government in New Delhi, India’s chief opposition asked Islamabad not to meddle in its internal affairs after a Pakistani minister said that the party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will “destabilise regional peace.” In remarks that are seen widely as intrusive and distasteful in India, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s comments that Modi, if elected o power, will destabilise regional peace, elicited sharp reaction from the BJP, with the ruling Congress also registering its outrage.

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