Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared support for the struggle of the Balochi people during his Independence Day speech. Since then, the Modi government has been actively supporting the cause of the Balochistan people in Pakistan. What is the CPI(M)’s understanding on the issue?
Piyush Kumar, Delhi
BALOCHISTAN is a resource-rich province of Pakistan which borders Afghanistan and Iran. There has been, over the decades, spurts of insurgency for seeking a separate status for Balochistan with some forces demanding independence.