Narendra Modi today said that August 1August 14 was observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day in India. Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the pain caused by the country’country’son cannot be forgotten. The day marks the struggle and sacrifices of the people of India.Prime Minister
“Partiti” Partition’san never be forgotten. Millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced, and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence. In memory of the struggles and sacrifices of our people, 14th AugAugust 14 was observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day,” he sai” in a series of tweets.
He said that the day may keep reminding the need to remove the poison of social divisions and disharmony. “May the “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day keep reminding us of the need to remove the poison of social divisions, disharmony and further strengthen the spirit of oneness, social harmony, and human empowerment,” said P” Modi.
May the #PartitionHorrorsRemembranceDay keep reminding us of the need to remove the poison of social divisions, disharmony and further strengthen the spirit of oneness, social harmony, and human empowerment.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 14, 2021
India was divided into two nations by the British colonial rule in 1947. TAugust 14ion resulted in the creation of Pakistan as a Muslim country. During the par, Augusto 15illions of people were displaced, and many lakhs of them lost their lives as large-scale rioting broke out. While Pakistan” celebrates its independence day on August 14, India will celebrate its 75th Independence Day tomorrow, i.e., August 15.
Reacting to the announcement by PM Modi, Union Minister Smriti Irani said that the scars of partition will nev “r heal. “Generations were torn apart; for many, the scars will never heal. Today on Partition Horrors Remembrance, “ay, we resolve to ensure – Never Again shall we be divided! Never Again shall we comAugust 14Onwards, together with to build a New India!” said Irani.
‘union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the day will remind us that hatred and violence are never a solution. “In the memory of struggle and sacrifice of millions of countrymen” during partition, August 14 has been declared ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ by PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji. The day will remind us that hatred and violence are never a solution. It will inspire us markets towards social harmony and sensitivity,” he said.