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Shahid Afridi wishes India on Independence Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has wished India on its 70th Independence Day on Twitter.

cricket Updated: Aug 15, 2017 10:02 IST
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Shahid Afridi took to Twitter to wish India on its 70th Independence Day. (Getty Images)

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has wished India on its 70th Independence Day and called for peace, tolerance and love between the two nations as there was “no way to change neighbours”.

“Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let’s work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail.# HopeNotOut,” tweeted Afridi.

Every year, the Asian neighbours celebrate their Independence Days within a gap of 24 hours of each other.

While Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day on Monday, India is all geared up to celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Tuesday.

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Both the countries have witnessed several wars and conflicts in the past 70 years of their relationship.

And in recent times, the relationship between the two nations has turned sour amid continuous ceasefire violations and terror attacks from the Pakistani side.

First Published: Aug 15, 2017 09:45 IST