Concerned about ‘rise in extremism’ in India, says Pakistan

  • PTI, Islamabad
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2015 10:37 IST
Indian activist Sudheendra Kulkarni (L), whose face was blackened by ink in an alleged attack, looks on as former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri speaks to media in Mumbai. (AFP File Photo)

Pakistan said on Thursday it was concerned about “rise of extremism” in India and targeting of prominent Pakistani personalities and artists in the country.

“Pakistan is concerned at the recent rise in extremism in India. We expect the international community to take note of it,” foreign office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah said at a media briefing in Islamabad.

“We have also expressed concern on disruption of functions of prominent Pakistani personalities and artists, scheduled in India, by Indian extremist organisations,” he said.

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