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General VK Singh criticised for attending Pakistan National Day celebrations on twitter

New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Minister V K Singh today represented the government at the Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission of Pakistan.Singh attended the celebrations, where several Kashmiri separatist

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 23, 2015 23:45 IST ]
general vk singh criticised for attending pakistan national
general vk singh criticised for attending pakistan national day celebrations on twitter

New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Minister V K Singh today represented the government at the Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission of Pakistan.

Singh attended the celebrations, where several Kashmiri separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Yaseen Malik were also present.

But soon after the former Chief of Army staff was criticised  on twitter  for attending Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi .

After coming under heavy fire on the micro blogging site, General (retd) VK Singh too retorted through a series of tweets justifying his act.

VK Singh

V K Singh

VK Singh

 

Meanwhile VK Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the government to represent it at the Pakistan National Day reception at the Pakistani High Commission.

"The Government of India has to sent an MoS. They sent me and I went there and came back," he said replying to a question about his presence at the reception.

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