BHUBANESWAR: The Center will ensure that every household in Jammu and Kashmir gets benefits of social welfare schemes such as A LPG gas connections, toilets, electricity, healthcare and jobs, Water Power Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said here on Saturday.
Speaking at a Zen Jagran (People’s Awareness) program on violation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir under Articles 370 and 35 (A) of the Constitution, Shekhawat said, “These things will happen very soon. We will reach every “With the welfare schemes of the Narendra Modi government, every poor man in Kashmir is working to create 50,000 new jobs in central Kashmir soon.”
Shekhawat said that Section 370 was a hindrance in the progress of the former state. “The Center had no right to question the state on the implementation of any plan, even though it was providing funds. Instead of helping the Kashmiris, these sections were harming them,” he said.
The Union minister said that the Modi government has rectified a historic mess, which will help bring back peace in the schools in the Valley, with colleges and offices in Kashmir running peacefully.
Speaking at the event, Union Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi said that every Indian is proud of the Center’s bold decision to save the supporters of the Tukre Tukde gang! “Modi government’s decision fulfils the dream of our ancestors.” “Pakistan-occupied Kashmir will also return to India one day,” he said.
BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda said that except for one or two countries, the entire world has appreciated the Modi government’s move on Kashmir and stands with India.