During his two-day official visit to Lakshadweep Prime Minister Narendra Modi was simply enthralled with the tranquil exquisiteness of the island.
During his visit Prime Minister Modi said “For those who wish to embrace the adventurer in them, Lakshadweep has to be on your list.” A few splendid images of PM Modi at the Lakshadweep beach and taking part in snorkelling had stormed all over when uploaded on the social media.
The controversy began when three deputy ministers in the Ministry of Youth Affairs in Maldives - Maryam Shiuna, Malsha Shareef, and Mahzoom Majid, made negative comments about India and the Prime Minister following his recent visit to Lakshadweep.
Their controversial remarks have a potential to create a rift between India and Maldives. People from each and every corner of the country have decided to boycott Maldives
One of the Ministers, Shiuna referenced India’s connections with Israel. Her other collegues claimed that Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Lakshadweep was intended to pose a challenge to Maldivian tourism, known for its renowned beachside amenities.
The government of Israel has decided to initiate the desalination program in Lakshadweep.
We were in #Lakshadweep last year upon the federal government's request to initiate the desalination program.— Israel in India (@IsraelinIndia) January 8, 2024
Israel is ready to commence working on this project tomorrow.
For those who are yet to witness the pristine and majestic underwater beauty of #lakshadweepislands, here… pic.twitter.com/bmfDWdFMEq
Former Indian test cricketer, Virendra Sehwag has also tried to encourage people to explore Indian destinations, following the controversial comments by the Minitsers of Maldives,
Whether it be the beautiful beaches of Udupi , Paradise Beach in Pondi, Neil and Havelock in Andaman, and many other beautiful beaches throughout our country, there are so many unexplored places in Bharat which have so much potential with some infrastructure support. Bharat is… pic.twitter.com/w8EheuIEUD— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 7, 2024
One travel enthusiast has displayed jaw-dropping video of reverse waterfall, located in Satara, Maharastra
This is not Maldives but Reverse waterfall in Satara, India. 🙌pic.twitter.com/RWnvk4RuWM— The Random Guy (@RandomTheGuy_) January 7, 2024
Jammu waalon ka Maldives - Sanasar Lake 😍 pic.twitter.com/apH1IzjkaA— शैलपुत्र 샤일푸트라 ࿗ 🏔 (@shailputra_) January 7, 2024
Lakshadweep and Maldives controversy has once again proved that we Indians always stand together for the dignity and glory of the nation, after all nation comes first.