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Pak will have to bear consequences of its 'nefarious' actions: Defence expert

Updated: Sep 25, 2016 08:39 IST      
Pak will have to bear consequences of its 'nefarious' actions: Defence expert

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 25 (ANI): Defence expert Brigadier (Retired) Anil Gupta on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned Pakistan of all consequences of pursuing the path of terrorism in South Asia, and warned that if Islamabad doesn't mend its ways, it should be prepared to bear the brunt of its acts.

"Last evening, during a speech at Calicut, the Prime Minister made it very clear and exposed Pakistan and its nefarious activities, and declared it a terrorist state in no uncertain terms. The Prime Minister warned Pakistan of all the consequences of the terrorism it is spreading in South Asia," Gupta told ANI.

Gupta quoted Prime Minister Modi as saying that he brought out a point that the leadership in Pakistan today is in the hands of the terrorists and the military and not with elected representatives.

"He (Prime Minister) made it very clear that Nawaz Sharif is not speaking his own language, but speaking the language of the terrorists. He also referred that the speech made by Nawaz Sharif at the UN General Assembly was not his own script, but was forced to speak the language of the terrorists," he added.

Gupta said that this clearly showed that today Pakistan is being controlled by terrorists and the military and is becoming a rogue state.

"He (Prime Minister) also made it very clear that the martyrdom of 18 soldiers of the Indian army which took place at Uri will not go waste. He also challenged Pakistan that if they want war, India is ready for that and he accepted their challenge," he added.

Gupta said Pakistan has to be now very cautious and careful because the Indian Government has decided that they would strike at the time and place of their own choosing.

"I am sure the government and the armed forces must be working tirelessly to put a plan in action," he added.

Addressing a rally in Kozhikode, Kerala, Prime Minister Modi yesterday challenged the people of Pakistan to fight a battle against India.

In the challenge, the Prime Minister deviated from the conventional idea of war and asked Pakistan to declare war against poverty, illiteracy and unemployment in their country.

In a first public speech since the September 18 terrorist strike in Uri, the Prime Minister lashed out at Pakistan and warned its leadership that the terror attack will not be forgotten and the sacrifice of 18 soldiers will not go in vain.

He said that India will mount an all-out offensive to isolate Pakistan diplomatically to expose its activities in exporting terror, killing of innocent people and bloodshed.

Asserting that terrorism is the enemy of humanity, Modi called upon the international community to join hands to defeat terrorism. (ANI)

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