Abrogation of Article 370 will have positive impact: Naqvi
Srinagar, Jan 21:
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article
370 will have a positive impact on the people.
gathering at Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar, Naqvi, the Minority Affairs
Minister, said: “The new system will usher in development and prosperity
in Jammu and Kashmir.”
He promised an
increase in the Haj quota and scholarships for Kashmiri students.
The minister said
the Central government is closely looking into the problem of unemployment and
lack of industrial growth.
While quoting a
verse of poet Iqbal, he said the ministerial visit to Jammu and Kashmir is just
the beginning and many such initiatives will be undertaken in the future.
A memorandum was
presented to the minister by residents of Fakir Gujri area which said the
apprehensions of the common people of Jammu and Kashmir regarding land and jobs
must be allayed by issuing a domicile certificate.
Naqvi also laid
the foundation stone for a water conservation project at Harwan.