Jammu. Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Monday said that the abrogation of Article 370 by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government is in the interest of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, the benefit of which will be given to them “gradually and gradually.” Quietly.” He opposed any talks with the Taliban, who occupied Afghanistan last month, and said the Taliban needed to be ousted from power to provide justice to the people of that country.
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Athawale, the national president of the Republican Party of India (Athawale), came here to address his party workers and take stock of the implementation of the plans of his ministry. “The abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A is in the interest of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, as it is the biggest problem faced by outside investors to bring their units and buy land in the Union Territory,” he told reporters on the sidelines of an event. He said, “With this bold move of the government, people will invest in Jammu and Kashmir and create jobs for the local youth. Local youth will stay away from terrorism and terrorism will automatically end soon.
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Athawale said the BJP-led government did not benefit by abrogating Article 370, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir have benefited from it. He said the move has paved the way for development on a large scale and people will be benefitted “slowly and quietly” in the times to come. The minister said, “The government stands with the people of Jammu and Kashmir and is helping the Union Territory to reach new heights of development.” Will extend full support to ensure that all centrally sponsored schemes reach the public.
Asked about National Conference president Farooq Abdullah suggesting to the Center to hold talks with the Taliban government in Afghanistan, he said, “He (Abdullah) is a respected senior leader of Jammu and Kashmir, a former Chief Minister and former Union Minister. There were also ministers, but we do not support his statement.” Athawale said, “Taliban is a terrorist group which has forcibly occupied Afghanistan. I think it is not proper to support him and he should be removed from there as people are facing injustice and human rights violation under his rule.” AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen) chief Asaduddin Owaisi had remarked that the political condition of Muslims in the state despite being 19 per cent of the population in Uttar Pradesh was like a band party at a wedding.
When asked about Awaisi’s remarks, Athawale said that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking everyone along without any discrimination under the slogan of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas. When asked about senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh’s alleged statement regarding teaching of divisive mindset in schools supported by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the minister said that Digvijay Singh is a big leader and former chief minister, but his statement is true. far away from Responding to another question asked by some Congress leaders about the similarity between the Taliban and the BJP, he said such a comparison is completely wrong.