September 27, 2016 2:02:40 pm
There is a lot of tension between India and Pakistan after the terrorist attack at the Uri army base, which left 19 Indian soldiers dead. At the United Nations General Assembly, the two countries are currently indulging in a war of words. While Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, who was killed by Indian forces in July this year, was a “young leader”, India strongly condemned his statements gave a fitting reply through both the speeches by Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
And let’s not forget the constant banter and rage on social media platforms on the sidelines.
Amid the already charged and sensitive environment, a video has gone viral online wherein a father can be seen teaching his little daughter how to use an AK-47. She can he heard saying “Modi” a couple of times, while trying to learn and even fire a shot.
The video was also shared by Mohammad Taqi, former columnist of Daily Times, Pakistan, who wrote, “When jingoism trickles down to the kids. The despicable dad lets a child fire AK-47 as she threatens Modi & India.” His tweet has over 1,000 retweets within three days.
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When jingoism trickles down to the kids. The despicable dad lets a child fire AK-47 as she threatens Modi & Indiapic.twitter.com/vPQGFq1mhJ
— Mohammad Taqi (@mazdaki) September 23, 2016
While there were many who saw the act as unacceptable, there were some who found it “brave”. “Utterly repulsive. This isn’t patriotic, this is vile & alarming,” wrote a tweeter. “This is a brave Pakistani kid and giving a warning call India and its supporters like you!” wrote another.
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