MHA terms abrogation of article-370 as top achievement of NDA govt
Union Home Ministry has issued a list of its achievements which includes the Abrogation of Article 370 and 35A from Jammu and Kashmir, the opening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, strict action on militancy and Insurgency, focus on North-east, steps taken on Women safety, Disaster management etc.
According to an ANI report, the ministry termed the ‘abrogation of Article 370 and 35A’ as a historic step.
“Historic step to remove Article 370 and 35A of Constitution of India, brought JK and Ladakh at par with other States and UTs, All provisions of Constitution of India, without any modifications or exceptions, to now apply to JK and Ladakh,” Home Ministry stated.
“The Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act, 2019, Jammu and Kashmir reorganised into Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with the legislature, and Union Territory of Ladakh without Legislature, formally came into force on 31st October 2019,” it stated as some of its major achievements.
MHA has also said that the Ministry successfully organised Amarnath Yatra 2019 and 3,42,883 Yatris had safe and secure Darshan, higher by nearly 20 per cent, as compared to 2018.
Another achievement that the government has highlighted is the opening of Kartarpur Corridor.
“Union Cabinet passed a resolution on 22nd November 2018 to celebrate the historic occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak in a grand and befitting manner, throughout the country and across the globe. India signed the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement with Pakistan on 24th October 2019.