In this regard therefore Parrikar's remarks are not only offensive to Pakistanis but also Hindus, Buddhist, Jains and Sikhs living in India and other parts of the world whose religions developed in the land which is today known as Pakistan.
India is the land of festivals. In fact, there is a festival for almost every day. This is testimony to the spirit of celebration that underlies India's cultural ethos. Festivals in India aren't just about revelry. They are also a means for spiritual growth.
By the time you read this, Scotland will have decided already whether to secede from the United Kingdom and form its own independent country. I can hazard an informed guess, though, and for that I have KFC to thank.