/ PM Modi says attack on Kashmiris in Lucknow work of ‘misguided people’, appeals for unity

The Indian Express : Mar 08, 2019, 06:24 PM

Two days after two Kashmiri men selling dry fruits were assaulted by a group of men linked to right-wing fringe outfit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the incident and said the attack was carried out by some ‘misguided people’, while appreciating the timely action taken by the UP government. PM Modi also urged other states to take strict action against such incidents & appealed for maintaining unity

Two days after two Kashmiri men selling dry fruits were assaulted by a group of men linked to a right-wing fringe outfit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the incident and said the attack was carried out by some ‘misguided people’, while appreciating the timely action taken by the UP government.

While speaking at a public rally in Kanpur, PM Modi also urged other states to take strict action against such incidents and appealed for maintaining an atmosphere of unity.

Two Kashmiri men selling dry fruits in a Lucknow market were assaulted and verbally abused on Wednesday evening by a group of men linked to Vishwa Hindu Dal, a little-known local religious outfit.