“Kashmir to hoga, Pakistan nahi hoga (Kashmir would remain, Pakistan would not)”
This patriotic poem of Manoj Thakur, a head constable from Himachal Pradesh, went viral soon after the Uri attack which killed 18 soldiers has landed him in deep trouble. Even though it was shared numerous times and was considered an open challenge to Pakistan, our neighbour country has undoubtedly not taken it well.
According to recent reports, he has received a death threat just days after the video, made popular by a Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader, started doing the rounds on the internet.
Head Constable of Himachal Pradesh who recited the patriotic poem “Kashmir to Hoga Pakistan Nahi Hoga…”has received death threat. pic.twitter.com/mK1W7sS4bj
— News18 (@CNNnews18) October 10, 2016
Thakur is presently posted in Kinnaur and the video which went viral after the Uri attack, was uploaded on Kargil Day (26 July). He was singing the song in a van carrying other policemen, ABPlive reported.
In the video, Thakur says that if there is a war, Kashmir would remain but Pakistan would not. He also sent out a warning reminding them of the defeat of Pakistan the hands of Indian army in 1965, 1971 and 1999.
Thakur claimed in his Facebook post that he has been facing threats of dire consequences by Pakistani citizens.
However, unfazed by the threats, he expressed his happiness at the fact that the other side is petrified and confused. He further pledged to lead a massacre if he comes face to face with any of the 'infidels'.