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Kashmir Welcomes PM Modi: A Visit of Hope and Progress

This visit serves as a testament to its commitment to addressing the needs and aspirations of the people.
12:00 AM Mar 07, 2024 IST | SAJID YOUSUF SHAH
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There is a huge amount of excitement on the eve of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s  visit to Kashmir, with the people eagerly awaiting his arrival. Post Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir is presenting a new example of 'democracy and determination' ,  with a flurry of development initiatives undertaken in the region over the past two to three years.


The visit of the Prime Minister on 7th March  to Kashmir, the first since the abrogation, holds immense promise and anticipation. It signifies a pivotal moment that is poised to instil hope and bring about positive changes. This visit is not only symbolic but also holds the potential to usher in a new era of progress, prosperity, and peace in the region.


As the government continues to prioritize the welfare and development of Jammu and Kashmir, this visit serves as a testament to its commitment to addressing the needs and aspirations of the people.

The visit serves as a beacon of hope, signalling a fresh chapter of developmental initiatives and peace. PM Modi’s empathetic approach, symbolized by his desire to embrace every Kashmiri, reflects a genuine concern for the well-being and aspirations of the people. His visit is poised to catalyze transformative initiatives, ushering in economic growth, infrastructure development, and social harmony.


By engaging directly with the local populace, PM Modi is poised to bridge divides, instil confidence, and pave the way for a brighter future. Together, with the collective efforts of the nation, his visit holds the promise of nurturing a reinvigorated Kashmir, a land of opportunity, beauty, and coexistence.


It's an opportune moment to reinforce the message of peace, prosperity, and unity, signalling a new dawn for Kashmir and its people.  PM has a special connection with valley - the state ( now UT) of Jammu and Kashmir had long been under the siege of terrorism, militancy, underdevelopment, and dynastic politics.


However, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office in 2014, the state has witnessed a remarkable shift in its destiny and dynamics, particularly after the historic decision to abrogate Article 370. This move has paved the way for comprehensive development, addressing historical deprivations and fostering positive changes across the board.


Under Narendra Modi leadership, Jammu and Kashmir has seen a 69 percent reduction in terror incidents during the ten years rule. Also, the Kashmir Valley has seen a 100 percent decrease in stone-pelting incidents, with no reported instances in 2023.

It also mentioned that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has experienced an 81 percent decrease in civilian deaths and a 47 percent decrease in security force casualties during the ten years of the Modi government. Earlier in jammu region PM launched projects of worth 32,000 crores.

By prioritizing the development of Jammu and Kashmir, the government is not only addressing long-standing issues but also laying the foundation for a brighter and more prosperous future for the entire region. This concerted effort highlights the strategic importance of Jammu and Kashmir in the government's vision for Inclusive growth and nation-building.

The deep affection and admiration for Prime Minister Modi among the people of Jammu and Kashmir stem from the unprecedented wave of development and progress witnessed in the region under his leadership.

The visible improvements in infrastructure, access to education, transportation, and economic prospects have resonated strongly with the residents, instilling a sense of gratitude and loyalty towards the Prime Minister.

The palpable impact of these developments has not only improved the quality of life but has also fostered a sense of empowerment and pride among the people of Jammu and Kashmir, cementing their support for Prime Minister Modi and his visionary leadership.

His reputation as a leader who backs his promises with tangible action resonates deeply, particularly in the Kashmir Valley. His track record of delivering on commitments underscores his credibility and instills a sense of anticipation among the people.

As a result, there is eager anticipation surrounding his arrival, as the people of the valley look forward to further positive developments and continued efforts towards peace, prosperity, and inclusive development under his leadership.

If we talk nation-wise, over the last ten years, India, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has undergone profound transformations across the board. The incredible work that the Prime Minister has done for the country will be remembered for generations to come.

Narendra Modi will be remembered for his punctuality, hard work and detailed study. He is an icon of development, and his forceful stand on development has earned him a separate space in the political field.

PM Modi's unwavering faith in his ideals, passion for the country, and love for his fellow citizens are unprecedented. Narendra Modi is the strongest PM India has ever had. PM Modi is the best speaker and the most popular leader In the world. He is the only prime minister who has made several bold decisions and succeeded in them, too.

A firm believer In ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat, PM Modi is committed to national integration. As a result of the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, the erstwhile State of Jammu-Kashmir, the Union Territories of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh have been fully integrated into the nation’s mainstream. Days have gone when Kashmiri’s used to be exploited, now there is a new dawn in the valley .

Nowadays, the mantra “Modi hain tou mumkin hain” resonates in every corner of Kashmir, serving as a testament to the belief that where ever  Prime Minister Modi is present, possibilities abound.

As the people of Kashmir  eagerly await his arrival, they do so not only to extend a warm welcome but also to express gratitude for the positive transformation that has taken root under his leadership.

Together, Kashmiris stand ready to embrace the future with renewed hope and confidence, knowing that under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership, Kashmir has been changed for the better.

Advocate Sajid Yousuf Shah heads BJP Media Department Kashmir.