Reiterating Commitment : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Assures Statehood And Assembly Elections In Jammu And Kashmir Soon

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured that the Centre is committed to restoring statehood to Jammu and Kashmir adding that assembly elections will also be held soon.

“The time is not far when assembly elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir also. Jammu and Kashmir will get back its state status. You will be able to share your dreams with your MLAs, and your ministers,” PM Modi said while addressing a public rally in Udhampur.

The Prime Minister said that whatever he has done so far is only serves as a trailer of the work that he is yet to do in the region.He pointed out that now after decades, elections were taking place in Jammu and Kashmir without fear of terrorism and cross border firing.

“Vikas bhi ho raha hai, vishvaas bhi badh raha hai” (there is progress and confidence), the Prime Minister said.The state of Jammu and Kashmir was reorganized into a union territory in October 2019. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act 2019 was passed in 2019, and Article 370 of the Constitution of India, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was abrogated.

Reacting to Prime Minister Statement, Omar Abdullah , National Conference Vice- president and former J&K Chief Minister said It’s SC verdict to conduct elections before September 30.

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