New Delhi- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday remembered those that misplaced their lives through the nation’s Partition in 1947.

In a tweet in Hindi, the Prime Minister mentioned: “Partition Remembrance Day is an event to reverently bear in mind these Indians whose lives had been sacrificed within the partition of the nation.

“Along with this, this day also reminds us of the suffering and struggle of those who were forced to bear the brunt of displacement. I salute all such people.”

On his half, Union Home Minister Amit Shah known as the “partition of the country on the basis of religion” as a “dark chapter in history”.

“The hatred it generated has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced crores of individuals. The nation needed to pay a heavy worth for this and many individuals are nonetheless dealing with the brunt of this menace.

“Today, on ‘Partition Vibhishika Memorial Day’, I bow down to all those people who lost their lives and their family members due to partition.” he additionally tweeted in Hindi.

Also taking to X (previously Twitter), External Affairs Minister s. Jaishankar mentioned: “The Partition brought about immense struggling to hundreds of thousands. Its strategic penalties had been additionally far reaching. This painful interval of our historical past holds essential classes for our nation.

“On #PartitionHorrorsRemembranceDay laud the courage of those who rebuilt their lives after enduring this devastating tragedy.”

Partition Horrors Remembrance Day is an annual nationwide memorial day noticed on August 14, commemorating the victims and sufferings of individuals through the 1947 Partition.

It was first noticed in 2021, after announcement by Prime Minister Modi.

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