Lahore: Former Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has wished India on its 71st Independence Day and called for peace, tolerance and love between the two nations as there was "no way to change neighbours".
"Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let's work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail.# HopeNotOut," tweeted Afridi.
Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let's work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail.# HopeNotOut— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) August 14, 2017
The Twitterati reacted to Afridi wishing India on the occasion of 71st Independence Day.
Lala Kya baat Hai humne Sirf cricket k liye follow Kiya tha aap ko (India se). Lekin aaj maan b Gaye #happyindependenceday 🇮🇳🇵🇰— Kishor pawar (@Cr1989Pawar) August 14, 2017
lala..I salute your huminity..you are real hero for Both Country.. I salute you.. No Our Cricketer wishes Pakistan Independace day but you 👍— Indian Wasim Patel (@wasimkavi) August 14, 2017
What a Peaceful Msg from yourside— Bâsrà (@CrazyAfridian10) August 14, 2017
That's the thing which we need!
And You are on the way to Spread Happiness everywhere.🙌
Proud of You Hero💚
Every year, the Asian neighbours celebrate their Independence Days within a gap of 24 hours of each other.
While Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day on Monday, India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day on Tuesday.
Both the countries have witnessed several wars and conflicts in the past 70 years of their relationship.
And in recent times, the relationship between the two nations has turned sour amid continuous ceasefire violations and terror attacks from the Pakistani side....