PM Modi’s reference to Balochistan in I-Day speech seen as game-changer
An explainer on Balochistan and how it could affect future India-Pakistan ties
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reference to Balochistan in his third Independence Day speech delivered on Monday is widely being viewed as a game-changer in India’s foreign policy vis-a-vis Pakistan. Why? Because till now, India has been seen as restrained or diffident (depending on the choice of word) in setting the record straight whenever Pakistan accused India of fomenting an insurgency in the resource rich region that Pakistan has been trying hard to subdue.