Manmohan expresses concern over violation of right to freedom
07 November 2015, Nirapad News: Former prime minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh today said the nation is deeply concerned at the recent tragic incidents of blatant violation of right to freedom of thought, belief, speech and expression by some violent extremist groups.
Singh was speaking at the inauguration of a national conference to commemorate the upcoming 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru.
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies, New Delhi, organised the conference on “No peace without freedom; no freedom without peace: Securing Nehru’s legacy and India’s future: Agenda for Action” ahead of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru.
The goal of the conference is to develop an agenda for action for securing and strengthening the cornerstone values of the Indian Republic as laid down by Nehru.
Manmohan expressed his concern over the recent incidents of “blatant violation of right to freedom of thought speech and expression” and asserted that “suppression” due to caste or creed cannot be accepted at any cost.