K. R. Narayanan Quote

In such a globalised world society there would be no place for war, for hegemonistic controls or cut-throat competition. India, is a country that has wrested its independence from one of the mightiest empires on earth by the method of non-violence. It is not the desire of this nation to solve such problems as we have with our neighbours by the use of force. With Pakistan, which was carved out of our body-politic, it was our desire to have friendly co-operation in a hundred ways after partition. But if India s integrity and independence is threatened, it becomes the duty of the Indian State, — its duty to the one-billion people who inhabit our vast land — to defend them with all the resources and strength at its disposal...


Press Information Bureau in: Speech By The President Shri K.R. Narayanan At The Banquet In Honour Of H.E. Mr. William J. Clinton President Of The United States Of America, Press Information Bureau, 21 March 2000

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In such a globalised world society there would be no place for war, for hegemonistic controls or cut-throat competition. India, is a country that has ...