During the debate in the Parliament of Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong mentioned the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Apart from this, he also made a statement about the current MPs in the Government of India, about which a strong objection has now been expressed from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
According to sources, the High Commissioner of Singapore Simon Wong has been summoned regarding the statement of the Prime Minister of Singapore. After which India will take up this issue. The Ministry of External Affairs says that the remarks made by the PM were unnecessary.PM Lee was presenting his stand on the report of the Committee of Privileges on complaints about false statements made by former Workers Party MLA Raisa Khan in Parliament on Tuesday.
During this, he said that according to media reports, today Nehru's India has become an India where almost half of the Lok Sabha MPs have criminal cases registered against them. In which serious cases like rape and murder are also included. Although it is also said that most of these cases are politically motivated. The Indian Foreign Ministry has expressed strong objection to this statement of PM Lee and has also spoken of raising the matter in Parliament. PM Lee further said in Parliament that most countries are founded on the basis of high ideals and great values and start their journey.
However, often things change slowly over decades and generations, apart from the founding leaders and the leading generation." Leaders who fight and win for freedom are often extraordinary individuals with courage, great culture, and outstanding ability," he said. These leaders overcome difficulties, emerge as leaders of people and nations. David Ben-Gurion, Jawaharlal Nehru are such leaders.