Press Esc to close
Saturday 28 February 2015
News updated at 5:59 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.7°C
Min : 16.9°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Plotters of 26/11 strike should be handed over to India: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 14, 2012, (PTI) :

BJP today welcomed Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's visit to India but emphasised that he should ensure that the masterminds of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack living in his country are handed over if ties between the two nations are to improve further.

"Malik is welcome to India. But the people in India are sad that though Ajmal Kasab was hanged, the real masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack are moving about freely in Pakistan," BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain told reporters here.

Malik, who arrived here on a three-day official visit to India today, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to discuss bilateral issues.

"Even the Pakistan cricket team is coming to India. But if the team of Masood Azhar (26/11 mastermind) also comes to India it would help mutual relations between the two countries. Malik should have brought him and others in the list given by us in his plane," Hussain said.

He insisted that relations between the two countries will not improve merely by shaking hands with each other but by taking concrete steps.

"Malik should tell India during his visit as to when Masood and the other conspirators against our country will be handed over by Pakistan," Hussain said.

India is likely to flag this issue during Malik's stay in the country.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523