Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on Saturday (14 March) asserted that the Government of India will be working with the people of all sections to ensure the restoration of absolute statehood for the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) at an early opportunity, reports Times of India.
PM Modi also underscored that there shall be no demographic changes in the UT of J&K. He made the assertion during a meeting with a delegation of political leaders of the newly floated political party from the UT, J&K Apni Party.
J&K Apni Party is headed by Altaf Bukhari who is a former senior leader of the Mehbooba Mufti-led the People's Democratic Party (PDP). It includes as members a number of former members of the Congress, the National Conference (NC) and PDP.
Bukhari had led a delegation of 24 leaders of his party. Post his meeting with PM Modi, Bukhari exuded, "He is a man of commitment. His heart beats for the people of J&K."
The meeting took up varied subjects including the implementation of central laws in UT of J&K, delimitation exercise, demographic changes, youth empowerment, and employment opportunities.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.