New Delhi, 14 August 2021: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to observe 14 August as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’. In his tweet Amit Shah said, “In the memory of the sacrifice and struggle of our innumerable sisters and brothers who were displaced in the shadow of violence and hatred at the time of Partition of the country, Narendra Modi has decided to observe 14th August as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’. I welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking this sensitive decision”.

Union Home Minister said, “The wound of the partition of the country and the grief of losing loved ones cannot be described in words. I am sure that ‘Partition Horrors RemembranceDay’ will strengthen peace, love and unity by eliminating the ill-will of discrimination and malice from society”.