Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that partition’s pains can never be forgotten as millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence. Mr Modi said, in memory of the struggles and sacrifices of our people, the 14th of August will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day. He said, may the Partition Horrors Remembrance Day keep reminding us of the need to remove the poison of social divisions, disharmony and further strengthen the spirit of oneness, social harmony, and human empowerment.
Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the wound of the partition of the country and the grief of losing loved ones cannot be described in words. In a series of tweets today, Mr. Shah said, Partition Horrors Remembrance Day will strengthen peace, love, and unity by eliminating discrimination and malice from the society.
Mr. Shah said, in memory of the sacrifice and struggle of our innumerable sisters and brothers who were displaced in the shadow of violence and hatred at the time of Partition of the country, Narendra Modi has decided to celebrate the 14th of August as Vibhajan Vibhishika Memorial Day.