The Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, termed Shahid Afridi’s views on Kashmir to be true & just. Singh said, “ Baat toh thik kaha unhone. Woh Pakistan nahi sambhal pa rahe, Kashmir kya sambhal payenge. Kashmir, Bharat ka part tha, hai aur rahega. (He is right on giving this statement. Pakistan can’t handle itself, then how can they manage Kashmir. Kashmir was, is & always will be a part of India.)”
The Boom Boom ex-cricketer made headlines when he spoke, “Pakistan doesn’t need Kashmir & the bloodshed should stop among both the nations. Let Kashmir be independent,”to the students at the British Parliament in London.