Kashmir pol parties kept militancy thriving: PM Modi
New Delhi, Jan
28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government has brought the
Citizenship Amendment Act to correct “historical injustice” and to fulfil the
BJP’s “old promise” to religious minorities living in neighbouring countries.
Speaking at the
Annual Prime Minister’s National Cadet Corps (NCC) Rally 2020, Modi said the
problem in Jammu and Kashmir persisted since Independence and some families and
political parties kept issues in the region “alive”, as a result of which
militancy thrived there.
“Nothing was done
in the last 70 years to solve the problems of Kashmir. The 3-4 families that
ruled Kashmir for 70 years did not work toward solving these problems but
towards nurturing them,” he added.
“The result of
all the misrule in the Valley led to militancy in which thousands of innocents
died over the years; people were forced to even migrate from Kashmir,” said PM
Minister slammed Pakistan for “fighting proxy wars” against India for decades
which have claimed the lives of thousands of civilians and soldiers. Before
recalling that Pakistan has lost three wars against India, PM Modi asserted
that India’s armed forces need less than 10-12 days to defeat the neighbouring
scathing attack at Opposition, PM Modi said that those who are fearmongering on
the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) refuse to see the persecution of religious
minorities in Pakistan. “Shouldn’t we help the persecuted? Some time back
a Pakistan Army advertisement came out in which it was clearly written that
‘only non-Muslims apply for sanitation workers post’,” claimed the
PM Modi said that
for over 30 years not a single next-generation fighter plane was added to the
Indian Air Force (IAF). Old aircraft used to meet with accidents, fighter
pilots used to die and the work stalled for three decades was cleared by our
government. The country today has next-generation fighter plane Rafale, thundered
Listing out the
achievements of the government, the PM referred to the Bodo agreement, Triple
Talaq, abrogation of Section 370 in Jammu and Kashmir among them.
groups had come up in the North East region, they did not believe in the
Constitution and only believed in violence. Yesterday a historic agreement with
all factions of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) was signed,”
asserted PM Modi.