Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are moving on the path of trust and development, PM Modi said (File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the Congress to explain its “love for Article 370” to the families of security personnel who were killed in the line of duty in Jammu and Kashmir.
PM Modi also dared the Congress to declare that it will reverse his government’s decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir if voted to power.
Addressing the first of his planned four election meetings in Haryana, PM Modi also raised the Rafale jet issue.
“India is taking big decisions, which no one could think of earlier,” he said, referring to the BJP government’s move in Kashmir.
PM Modi said there was a feeling in Haryana and the entire country that Jammu and Kashmir needed to be pulled out of the spiral of violence and put on the path of development.
“Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are moving on the path of trust and development and the credit for this does not go to Modi, but to 130 crore people of this country and voters of this country,” he said.
“You gave us a big mandate and I derive strength from you to realise your dreams,” he said.
“The entire country is also seeing that people whose interests were affected by the decision on Article 370 are in a state of shock,” he said.
“These people are raising questions on this decision and seeking help in foreign nations,” he added, in an apparent dig at the Congress.
“Ask those mothers how many sons of the soil lost their…