Aqeedat, in her letter to Indian PM Narendra Modi, congratulated him for victory in UP elections and pleas for peace relations between the two nations and calls to win hearts of Indians as well as Pakistanis alike.
PM Modi is applauded throughout the world for his leadership qualities and his achievements in Indian politics. Adding to which is the recent triumph of BJP in UP elections after his campaigning and is highly appreciated for the unique strategies and agendas. At this event of cheer, an 11 years old Pakistani girl, Aqeedat Naveed penned down a letter to India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulating him for their victory at Uttar Pradesh.
The fifth grader also makes an innocent suggestion of buying books instead of bullets and medicines to ail sick people instead of buying guns. The brother-sister duo has been writing letters to Indian and Pakistani politicians and influential figures like Pakistan’s chief of army staff Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, home minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee.
The kids strongly believe in peace and friendship between the two countries and raises a new hope of better future. Though this is not an ideal world where letters from kids can change international relations and policies, but it can be a starter or a seed of peace sowed that can be sowed in the hearts of people, just for a better future and a better life. It is just an innocent effort which if not appreciated or implemented but at least not criticised by hateful comments.
The idea of the little kids can be the first step towards John Lennon’s depicted world with no boundaries, imagine all the people living life in peace.