PM Modi says August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
Еhe pain of partition of the country can never be forgotten, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, adding that August 14 will be remembered as 'Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Diwas' or Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, Trend reports citing India Today.
"The pain of partition of the country can never be forgotten. Because of hatred and violence, lakhs of our sisters and brothers were displaced and even lost their lives. In memory of the struggle and sacrifice of those people, it has been decided to celebrate 14th August as 'Vibhishika Memorial Day'," PM Modi said in a tweet.
"#PartitionHorrorsRemembranceDay This day will not only inspire us to eliminate the poison of discrimination, animosity and ill-will, but it will also strengthen unity, social harmony and human sensibilities," he added.