I am one of the lucky people who has never been to Pakistan
The term of Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha is coming to an end. On this occasion, many MPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave a farewell speech in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Modi also became emotional in the House, referring to his relationship with Ghulam Nabi Azad.
After this, when the turn of Ghulam Nabi Azad came, he too became emotional. He said that he was lucky that he did not go to Pakistan. He said that he is proud to be an Indian Muslim.
Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “I am one of the lucky people who has never been to Pakistan, but when I study how the situation is inside Pakistan, I am proud to be an Indian Muslim. The Muslims of this country are the most happy.”
Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “We can proudly say that there are no evils among the Muslims of our country. But here the majority community also needs to take two steps forward.”
He referred to the terrorist attack when he was the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, which was also mentioned by PM Modi. Ghulam Nabi Azad said- “I pray to Allah, God that terrorism will be eliminated from this country.”
On this occasion, Ghulam Nabi Azad remembered former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He said, “I got an opportunity to work with Indira ji and Rajiv ji as a minister. There was also an opportunity to represent the party at the time of Sonia ji and Rahul ji. We had a minority government and Atal ji was the Leader of the Opposition. , It was the easiest to walk the house during his tenure. How was it easy to solve many issues, it was learned from Atal ji. “
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Ghulam Nabi Azad and shared many memories and also got emotional.
Referring to the attack on tourists from Gujarat in Jammu and Kashmir, Modi said, “When you were the Chief Minister, I was also the Chief Minister of a state. We have been very close. There is hardly any such incident when both of us There was no contact bridge in between.”
“Once, tourists from Jammu and Kashmir were also travelers from Gujarat. There are a large number of Gujarati travelers who go there. The terrorists attacked them. Probably 8 people were killed. First I got a call from Ghulam Nabi ji And that phone was not just for informing. Their tears were not stopping on the phone.”
Referring to this incident, PM Modi got emotional again and also saluted Ghulam Nabi Azad.
He said, “As a friend, I respect Ghulam Nabi on the basis of events and experiences. I am sure that his gentleness, his humility, wish to do something for this country, he never rests I will not let you sit. I am sure that whatever responsibility he will handle, he will definitely do value addition, will do contribution and the country will benefit from him, I believe so.”
Ghulam Nabi Azad’s term in Rajya Sabha ends on February 15. PM Modi said, “I will not let you retire. I will keep consulting you. My doors will always be open for you.”