Asserting that India will never succumb to or compromise with terror in Jammu and Kashmir or elsewhere, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday, addressing the 60th session of the UN General Assembly, firmly rejected any justification for terrorism and indiscriminate killing of innocent people.
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"We shall never succumb to or compromise with terror, in Jammu and Kashmir or elsewhere," Dr Singh said in his three-page address. He emphasised that democratic governance both within nations and in the global institutions would constitute a powerful weapon in meeting the global scourge of terrorism.
"We must not yield any space to terrorism. We must firmly reject any notion that there is any cause that justifies it. No cause could ever justify the indiscriminate killing of innocent men, women and children."
Photographs : Paresh Gandhi
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