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PM Modi terms passing of J-K Reorganisation Bill as ‘momentous’, fitting tribute to Sardar Patel

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 August 2019, 08:45 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File image)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File image)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter and wrote a series of tweets where he termed the passage of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill as momentous occasion. “Together we are, together we shall rise and together we will fulfil the dreams of 130 crore Indians! A momentous occasion in our Parliamentary democracy, where landmark bills pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir have been passed with overwhelming support,” PM Modi.

“I salute my sisters and brothers of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh for their courage and resilience. For years, vested interest groups who believed in emotional blackmail never cared for people’s empowerment. J&K is now free from their shackles. A new dawn, better tomorrow awaits,” PM Modi further added.

“The Bills pertaining to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh will ensure integration and empowerment. These steps will bring the youth into the mainstream and give them innumerable opportunities to showcase their skills and talents. Local infrastructure will significantly improve,” PM Modi wrote.

PM Modi also congratulated the people of Ladakh for the fulfilment of there long standing demand to declare Ladakh as a Union Territory. “Special congratulations to the people of Ladakh! It is a matter of great joy that their long-standing demand of being declared a Union Territory has been fulfilled. This decision will give impetus to the overall prosperity of the region and ensure better developmental facilities,” PM Modi.

PM Modi also said that the passage of the bills pertaining to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh is a fitting tribute to Sardar Patel and Baba Saheb Ambedkar. “The passage of key Bills pertaining to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh are a fitting tribute to the great Sardar Patel, who worked for India’s unity, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, whose views are well known and Dr. SP Mookerjee who devoted his life for India’s unity and integrity,” PM Modi tweeted.

First Published: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 08:21 PM
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