Lahore: Indian journalists, who had gone to Pakistan to cowl the inauguration of Kartarpur Hall on Saturday, took on Pakistan Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi when he made a important comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Throughout an official dinner organised for the Indian journalists on the Punjab Governor’s Home right here on Friday, Qureshi, who made a sudden look, stated that the “narrow-mindedness” of Modi has harm the feelings of Kartarpur.
His remark didn’t go nicely with the Indian journalists current there.
Questioning his comment, senior journalist Barkha Dutt stated that by insulting Prime Minister Modi, he’s insulting the Indian representatives current there. At this, Qureshi scrambled to make amends, saying: “No, no, I welcome you all.”
Dutt tweeted in regards to the incident. “After bringing up Kashmir @SMQureshiPTI lashes out personally at PM @narendramodi, when I push to ask why the Kashmir shadow over #Kartarpur. I press ahead to say Kartarpur would not be possible without the cooperation of PM Modi, so why the personal slur.”
Qureshi additionally raised the Kashmir situation to which one other journalist Sanjeev Okay. Dwivedi cross-questioned him about Khalistan.
Sharing a video of the incident in a tweet, Dwivedi wrote: “The agenda of Pakistan to create propoganda during the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor failed. The Pak Foreign Minister made a sudden appearance at the Governor’s House in Lahore and targeted India over Kashmir issue. Look how the Hawk of the ruling party reacted when I retorted to his statement.”