Home Minister Amit Shah, addressing a crowd in Jammu’s Bhagwati Nagar district, announced that the city of Jammu will soon be connected to metro services.
The Federal Home Minister is on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, for the first time since Article 370 was abolished in August 2019.
On the second day of his visit, Shah while addressing a public gathering said that Jammu airport will be expanded and helicopter service will also start in every district across Jammu and Kashmir. “No one can stop the era of development that has begun in J&K. It is the land of temples, Mata Vaishno Devi, Prem Nath Dogra, the land of Siyama Prasad Mukherjee sacrifice. We will not allow people who disturb peace in J&K to succeed,” His Majesty said.
He added that he came to Jammu today to say that the time of oppression for the people of Jammu is over. “Some are trying to disrupt the development era here, but I want to assure you that no one will be able to disrupt the development era,” said Amit Shah.
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He also talked about development in Jammu and said, “Investments worth Rs 12,000 crore have already reached the union area and the government aims to total Rs 51,000 crore by the end of 2022.” He emphasized that if the youth joined in the development of Jammu and Kashmir, the terrorists would fail in their evil scheme. The Home Minister said the government aims not to kill any civilians in the violence and to eradicate terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Shah arrived at the rally amid thunderous applause and slogans from his supporters, amid enhanced security arrangements in and around the venue.
The Home Minister also paid obedience obedience at the Digiana Gurudwara in Jammu. Shah, along with Deputy Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha and Union Minister Jitendra Singh, visited Gurudwara this afternoon after addressing the mass gathering. Shah also entered inside a civilian bunker constructed for the frontiersmen at the Makwal border in Jammu, and interacted with the frontiersmen, ordering tea from a locals’ house.
Nouakchott news agency reported that Home Minister Amit Shah also took the contact number of a local resident on the Makwal border and showed him his private number.
#Watch | J&K: Federal Home Minister Amit Shah takes the contact number of a local resident from Makwall border in Jammu, shares his private number with him and tells him the man can call him whenever he needs, Home Minister visited the front areas of Makwall border today. pic.twitter.com/KJnI9zEsSD
– Ani (ANI) October 24 2021
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