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Don’t hoist IS flags: Rajnath tells Kashmir


New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday appealed to the people in Kashmir valley to refrain from hoisting Islamic State (IS) flags, stating that the terror outfit has only killed followers of Islam.

“The ISIS flag is flashed sometimes in Kashmir. What has the IS done? They have just killed believers of Islam,” Rajnath Singh said in the Rajya Sabha.

“India is the only country that respects feelings of people of every religion. Those hoisting the flag are defaming Islam,” he said, adding that Islam does not allow beheading any one, or even hurting anyone.

He also said that slogans such as “Pakistan zindabad” will bot be tolerated on Indian soil.

“I appeal to the people of Kashmir to refrain from such activities,” the Home Minister said.


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