New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a high-level meeting with leaders of various political parties of Jammu and Kashmir. In the meeting, the Prime Minister reviewed the development works of Jammu and Kashmir. Along with this, a consensus was prepared with all the parties regarding the delimitation for the restoration of the election system in Jammu and Kashmir.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi listened to the leaders of all the eight parties of Jammu and Kashmir. Everyone was given a chance to have their say. During this, once again, PDP leader and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, while raising the voice of Pakistan, said that Pakistan should also be talked about for Jammu and Kashmir.
During the meeting, Home Minister Amit Shah presented a report of the work done in Jammu and Kashmir and the beneficiaries through central schemes. In the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the cordial atmosphere of talks and open exchange of views. He stressed that our priority is to strengthen democracy at the grassroots level in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the delimitation should be done at a fast pace so that elections can be held and Jammu and Kashmir gets an elected government which will give strength to the development path of Jammu and Kashmir.
The PM told the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir that the people of Kashmir, especially the youth, have to give political leadership to Jammu and Kashmir and ensure that their aspirations are fulfilled. The Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction over the progress of development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. He urged all the leaders to work together for the progress of Jammu and Kashmir and realize the aspirations of the youth.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Jammu and Kashmir has come a long way with promoting transparency as well as development. In Jammu and Kashmir, about 90% of the benefits have been achieved in individual beneficiary central government schemes. Several major road projects, two new AIIMS, 7 new medical colleges are being set up. A new industrial policy has been notified with a package of Rs 28,400 crore to accelerate industrial growth with the creation of 4.5 lakh jobs in Jammu and Kashmir. Amit Shah asserted that the delimitation exercise and peaceful elections are important milestones in restoring statehood as promised in Parliament.
Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah, Kavinder Gupta, Muzaffar Hussain Baig, Nirmal Singh, Tara Chand, Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Sajad Gani Lone, Ravinder Raina, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, Mohammad Yusuf Tarigami and Bhim Singh attended the meeting. took part in the meeting. Apart from Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, NSA Ajit Doval, Minister of State (PMO) Jitendra Singh and senior officials attended the meeting.
Meeting held with PM on J&K, Omar Abdullah said – a meeting will not reduce the distance between Delhi and heart, this statement regarding talks with Pakistan