India's racially extremist ideology of Hindutva poses threat to peace in region, world: PM.


ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that with eight million people in a state of siege in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK), India's racially extremist ideology of Hindutva poses a threat to peace in the region and the world.

'...And I am afraid this is going to pose a threat to not just to Pakistan and the neighbouring countries or to the Indian minorities, but eventually this will be a threat to world peace,' he said in an interview with DW television.

During the interview with Editor-In-Chief of DW News Asia Ines Paul, aired on Thursday evening, Prime Minister Imran Khan said he was the first political leader to warn the world about what had happened in India.

'India has been taken over by a racially extremist exclusive ideology, which is called Hindutva,' he said.

The prime minister said the ideology of Hindutva took strength from RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) that was born in 1925 and its inspiration was from Nazi party of Germany.

He said India, which was a nuclear armed country of 1.3 billion people, was in the hands of extremists. Not only the people of India were going to suffer, which were already suffering, but of the people of IOJK also, he added.

Imran Khan also mentioned the current situation in India, including the ongoing riots and demonstrations...

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