New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that “nationalism is our strength” and needs to be spread while the BJP stressed the ideology of “nationalism” guides its belief, and the constitution allows freedom of speech but does not permit “destruction of the nation”.
“Nationalism is our strength and it should be further spread,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh quoted Modi as saying in his concluding remarks at the two-day meet of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s national executive.
According to him, Modi also said that anti-nationalism would not be tolerated at any cost.
The political resolution, passed at the meet, said that ideology of nationalism guides the party’s belief and direction.
“Constitution of India allows complete freedom to dissent and disagreement but does not permit destruction of the nation. We completely support freedom of expression,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters after the resolution’s passage.