New Delhi | Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre’s next agenda is retrieving parts of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and make it a territory of India.
Speaking at an event highlighting the achievements of 100 days of Modi government, he said that it is not only his or the BJP’s commitment, but is a part of the unanimously passed resolution of Parliament in 1994 by the Congress government headed by PM Narasimha Rao.
#WATCH Union Min Jitendra Singh:Next agenda is retrieving parts (PoK) of Jammu&Kashmir & making it a part of India. It’s not only my or my party’s commitment,but it’s a part of unanimously passed resolution of Parliament in 1994 by Congress govt headed by PM Narasimha Rao (10.09) pic.twitter.com/jcpfNYyafN
— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2019
Calling abrogation of Article 370 as the biggest achievement of the Modi government, Singh, who represents Udhampur constituency in Lok Sabha, said that it was one of the historic decisions taken by the Centre in the first 100 days of its second term.
He also asserted that the alley was “neither shut nor under curfew” and added that the situation was fast getting back to normal.
“The government has taken several historic and landmark decisions at an unparalleled scale but the abrogation of Article 370 is the biggest achievement of the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first 100 days of its second term which is being rejoiced by the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” news agency ANI quoted Singh as saying.
He said the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir will pave the way for development in the region.