PM Modi assures all help to J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday has assured all help to Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said.

He said continuing his endeavor to meet the central leaders and Ministers to project J&K’s developmental issues and seek their redressal, the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh called on the Prime Minister, and the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh at New Delhi today.

The Prime Minister while interacting with the Deputy Chief Minister, assured all help to the state, spokesman said.

While extending his felicitations to the Prime Minister for the recent victory in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat elections, Dr Singh said these triumphs are a clear referendum on the policies and programmes of the central government and also an endorsement of the leadership of the Prime Minister. He said the people of the country are clearly with the Prime Minister and they have also vindicated the same by reposing their faith in his leadership.

Dr Singh also informed the Prime Minister about the recent visits of the Government of India’s Special Representative to J&K. He also gave a brief about the status of various developmental initiatives undertaken in the State and the status of Urban Local Bodies and the Panchayati Raj institutions.

While presenting the book titled ‘Way of Life’ containing write-ups by Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams to the Prime Minister, Dr Singh also requested the Prime Minister to lay the foundation of Habitat Centre at Warehouse Jammu and launch the Tawi River Front Project.

Later, the Deputy Chief Minister also called on the Union Home Minister and discussed several issues like construction of community and individual bunkers along the international border and line of control, working out modalities of the package to be given to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) refugees and also the issues of West Pak refugees. He also called for undertaking fresh recruitment of the Special Operation Group (SPOs) in the state.

The Union Home Minister assured the Deputy Chief Minister that the issues projected by him will be redressed in a time bound manner.

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