You are here: Home » News-IANS » Politics
Business Standard

Why was Kartarpur allowed to go to Pakistan: Modi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Sunday said the BJP government is committed to ensuring justice to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims and asked why the Sahib was allowed to go to during partition when it was close to the border.

Addressing a gathering after releasing a Rs 350 commemorative coin to mark the birth anniversary of here, Modi said his government was pledged to facilitate the smooth entry of to Sahib in through the corridor.

"The was just a few kilometres away but it was not brought in Building the is an honest attempt to recompense that loss. It is an act of repentance for the mistake that happened in August 1947," he said.

The also said that the (BJP) government would ensure that justice was provided to "all sisters and mothers" who were victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that followed the assassination of then

"The is working to provide justice to those who have been subjected to injustice since 1984," he said.

Modi also said that his government had asked all Indian embassies to celebrate the 352nd 'Prakash Utsav' of

Calling a "multi-talented personality", Modi said the Sikh master was not just a warrior but a and literary figure whose values could be found in the foundation of new



(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 13:48 IST