New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Jammu and Kashmir witnessed unprecedented peace and progress since the abrogation of Article 370 two years ago.
He said that the first big step towards a new Jammu and Kashmir was taken on this day back in the year 2019.
Modi said this through a tweet on the second anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, which gave Jammu and Kashmir its special status and the bifurcation of the erstwhile State into two Union Territories.
“A historic day. Two years ago, on this day, the first big step towards a #NewJammuKashmir was taken. Since then, there has been unprecedented peace & progress in the region. Head to Your Voice section of Volunteer module on NaMo App for informative content, graphics and more!” tweeted the official account of Narendra Modi’s personal website.
Pertinently, the BJP led government in the centre nullified the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on 05 August 2019.
The date, he said marked three significant developments in the country. It marked the second anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 and also a year of laying the foundation stone of the Ayodhya Ram Temple. Today, also marked the triumph of the Indian men’s hockey team over Germany in the Tokyo Olympics, said PM Modi.
“Two years ago on this day, Article 370 was abrogated in Jammu and Kashmir. On this day last year, the first step was taken towards the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Today, construction of a grand Ram Temple is underway”, PM Modi said.