Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

People of J&K Thankful to PM Modi for Mitigating Their Pain: BJP on Move to Revoke Article 370

State BJP president Ravinder Raina said the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, irrespective of their caste, creed and religion, are with the Narendra Modi government for its decision to revoke Article 370.

PTI

Updated:August 5, 2019, 1:58 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
People of J&K Thankful to PM Modi for Mitigating Their Pain: BJP on Move to Revoke Article 370
Union Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha on Monday. (Image: Twitter/ANI)
Loading...

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Monday welcomed the government's "historic" decision on Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to the state, saying the people were thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "mitigating their pain".

Reacting to the developments after Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha to revoke Article 370, state BJP president Ravinder Raina said the residents of Jammu and Kashmir irrespective of their caste, creed and religion are with the prime minister.

"It is a historic moment for Jammu and Kashmir... the entire population of the state is thankful to him (Modi) for mitigating their pain," Raina said.

"Modi was the first to reach out to Kashmiris when they were facing the brunt of devastating floods in 2014. He visited them and made every effort to ensure their safety," he added.

Senior BJP leader and former deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh too congratulated the people and said the whole country had waited for over 70 years for this moment.

"Jammu and Kashmir has integrated into India and the historic decision of the Centre will further cement its relation with the state. The bill will get passed to fulfil the long standing dream of the people of Jammu and Kashmir," Singh said.

The BJP-led government is completing the work left behind by Sardar Patel who integrated 562 princely states including Jammu and Kashmir to lay the foundation of strong India, he said.

"The beginning has started and will be taken to its logical conclusion," he said accusing country's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru for creating a provision under Article 370 to guarantee special status to Jammu and Kashmir as part of his policy to appease National Conference founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results