NEW DELHI — The tension between two countries which started by the Pulwama suicide attack reached a new high after India conducted air raids in Pakistan’s Balakot on Tuesday. Following the air raids, Pakistan claimed to have shot down two Indian aircraft jets and arrested Indian pilot on Wednesday. India also claimed to have shot down Pakistani aircraft jet.
Under such grave circumstances when the war clouds are looming, netizens from both nuclear-armed countries came forward and took on Twitter to vent their appeal to their governments and citizens to avoid bloodshed and talk on the issue to resolve differences.
The people of both the countries stand for peaceful resolution of bilateral issues instead of shedding blood by trending ‘SayNoToWar’. They are of the firm view that war can’t be a solution to any issue. It is itself an issue. There are demands of de-escalation, restraint, dialogue, and peace.
Here are some tweets:
I welcome this very mature speech by @ImranKhanPTI.
Let’s not forget:
1) War is unwinnable by either side.
2) War cannot solve the problems of either terrorism or #Kashmir.
3) War can go horribly wrong for both.
— Sudheendra Kulkarni (@SudheenKulkarni) February 27, 2019
— Usama Khilji (@UsamaKhilji) February 27, 2019
— Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) February 27, 2019
It is downright disgusting to be celebrating death & war. Unlike the politicians & military on both sides the awaam will get nothing out of this madness.#SayNoToWar
— Reham Khan (@RehamKhan1) February 27, 2019
On both sides #India & #Pakistan there is a lot of hate coming out . Can in this tense time those who desire peace we unite & tweet #SayNoToWar . We want the media in both countries to END this war cry NOW !! #SayNoToWar
— Tehseen Poonawalla (@tehseenp) February 27, 2019
— Narain kolhi (@Narainkolhi) February 27, 2019
— Muhammad wasif (@vacip_99) February 27, 2019
The only war that India and Pakistan should fight should be against poverty, illiteracy and violence.
— Nijil Mavullakandy (@nijilmk1) February 27, 2019
More than ever, it is now critical that both India and Pakistan show restraint, and heed all those calling for mature diplomacy rather than provocation and aggression. The right to life starts here. #SayNoToWar
— Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (@HRCP87) February 27, 2019
If war between India and Pakistan happen, destruction would be so huge neither side would be able to ascertain who has won but humanity will lose.#SayNoToWar
— Shubham Sahu (@SahuMeh) February 27, 2019