State-level Restoration of J&K will take place after assembly elections, Situation Improved in the valley, with lowest figures of Militancy Incidents: Election Commission of India

Srinagar, 15 February (CNI): Announcing once again that the state-level restoration of Jammu and Kashmir will take place after the assembly elections, Home Minister Amit Shah said that the decision on the timing of the elections will be taken by the Election Commission of India, adding that the situation has improved in Jammu and Kashmir and the figures related to militancy are lowest.

According to Current News of India (CNI), in an exclusive interview with a national news agency, Home Minister Amit Shah said that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved and the figures related to Militancy are the lowest.

Shah said that Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, which was abrogated by the BJP-led government in 2019, had harmed the country, adding that the way Jammu and Kashmir are progressing and militancy is slowly disappearing.

Amit Shah further said that seeing all figures, there has been a lot of change in Jammu and Kashmir, responding to a query, Shah said that the government has been effective in dealing with left-wing extremism and keeping a close eye on the activities of Khalistan sympathizers.

In response to another question, Amit Shah said that he could not comment on the timing of the elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

However, he said, “I had clearly said that statehood will be restored in Jammu and Kashmir after the elections.”

The process of preparing of voter list in UT is nearing completion, Now, the Election Commission will have to decide the timing of the elections. Asked about his earlier statement about the emergence of new leadership in Jammu and Kashmir, Shah said that the new leadership would emerge from local bodies where elections were held earlier.

Shah said that the removal of Article 370 is on the agenda of the BJP and Jan Sangh, He also referred to India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in the context of Article 370.

Removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir was on our agenda since 1950, The way Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing development and reduction in militancy activities, today clearly shows that changes are coming.

Responding to a question about the activities of separatists and supporters of Khalistan outside the country and their efforts to create trouble, he said there was good coordination between security agencies. (CNI)

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