India welcomed the decision of the International Judiciary Court (ICJ) in Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Wednesday and the leaders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and various political parties of the country termed it a victory of "truth and justice". The Ministry of External Affairs said that this "historic decision" in this matter is acceptable to India's stand "completely". The Ministry asked Pakistan to implement the instructions of ICJ, such as providing instant diplomatic access to Jadhav.
The ICJ has asked Pakistan to review the sentence of the death sentence awarded to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav and grant him diplomatic access. This decision of ICJ is being seen as India's big victory. The Ministry said that Bharat Kulbhushan Jadhav will continue to work hard for early release and return to India. The Opposition Congress, welcoming the decision, said that justice has been won but that too Said that the matter of security of Jadhav is still a matter of concern. Welcoming this decision, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that 'truth and justice' has won.
Modi tweeted, "We welcome the ICJ's decision today. Truth and justice have been won. Congratulations to the ICJ on the basis of a deep study of facts. "Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also welcomed the decision. His Secretariat tweeted, "I applaud the government's tireless efforts to get justice for Kulbhushan Jadhav, and I hope that this decision will comfort his family members." Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah tweeted By declaring the decision of the ICJ to be the victory of truth They said, "This decision is the victory of truth and protects human honor. This is another example of his commitment to the diplomatic efforts of the Modi Government and the safety of all Indians. I congratulate Harish Salve for his extraordinary efforts in this matter. "
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that he talked to Jadhav's family and appreciated his courage. He tweeted, "Satyamev Jayate." Defense Minister Rajnath Singh termed it as a "big victory" for India. At the same time, senior BJP leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj also convinced the decision to be a big victory and said that she welcomes it. Singh said that this is a big win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomatic initiative. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also said that this has once again raised the hope that Jadhav would definitely return to India one day. Gandhi tweeted, I welcome ICJ's decision. Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is present alone in Pakistan's jail cell and is sympathetic to his family facing difficult times. "
He said," This decision has brought a moment of relief and happiness for the family and then has hoped that Jadhav will be one day free and return to India. "Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that justice has finally won and Jadhav's family is celebrating the whole country. Swaraj called it a big victory. Swaraj tweeted, "I wholeheartedly welcome the decision of the International Justice Court (ICJ) in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. This is a great victory for India. "Swaraj hoped that the decision will give happiness to the family of Jadhav. He thanked senior advocate Harish Salve for placing arguments in the ICJ to take the case in a very effective and successful way in the matter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and in the case.
BJP's Executive President, JP Nadda gave credit to Modi's strong foreign policy and diplomacy. Congress Chief Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that his party welcomes this decision but he expressed concern over the safety of Jadhav. Trinamool Congress has also praised the decision of the ICJ. BJP spokesman Nalin Kohli described it as an important legal victory for India and a big step in ensuring justice for Jadhav. Ministry of External Affairs Ravi Shankar Kumar said that we will continue to work closely with the immediate release of Kulbhushan Jadhav and returning to India.
Kumar said, "We welcome the decision of the International Court of Justice in The Hague in India's favor in relation to Kulbhushan Jadhav. "We have noticed," We have noticed that the court has instructed that Pakistan has the duty to make Jadhav aware of their rights without any delay and provide Indian diplomatic access according to the Vienna Agreement. " A ministry spokesman said that we hope that Pakistan will immediately issue instructions. He said, "This historic decision fully recognizes India's stand in this matter."