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PM Modi hails Indian youth for `resisting radicalization`, tells Muslim leaders `sponsors of terror will never succeed`

New Delhi: A delegation comprising Muslim Ulemas, intellectuals, academicians and other eminent people called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

At the same time, they congratulated him on the steps taken by the government for inclusive growth, socio-economic and educational empowerment of all sections of the society including minorities.

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Union Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar were also present on the occasion.

Extending their full supported to the campaign launched by the Prime Minister against corruption and black money, the delegation agreed that the fight against corruption will benefit the poor people including the minorities the most, as per ANI.

On his part, PM Modi conveyed to them that youth in India had successfully resisted radicalization, asserting that the credit for this must go to India`s long and shared heritage.

He told them that culture, traditions and social fabric of India will never allow the nefarious designs of the terrorists, or their sponsors, to succeed.

At the same time, PM Modi stressed on the importance of education and skill development, which is the key to gainful employment, and upliftment from poverty.

Later the PM tweeted: 

Had in-depth discussions with a delegation of Ulemas, intellectuals & academicians from the Muslim community.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 19, 2017

We exchanged views on Swachh Bharat Mission, foreign policy, education, skill development and the need to fight corruption & black money.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 19, 2017

Spoke about how the great culture, traditions & social fabric of India will always stand as a bulwark against radicalisation among youth.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 19, 2017

(With ANI inputs) 

Source: Zee News