Jammu, August 6
Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s spouse Sangeeta Jaitley has mentioned her late husband accomplished the assigned activity of getting ready a Bill on the nullification of Article 370 that may stand up to any authorized problem.
Walking down reminiscence lane on the primary anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, Sangeeta Jaitley mentioned, “Last year, I saw him reading the J and K constitution quite often and I enquired about the reason. His reply was that reading helps to decipher new things.”
Although, she added, she was not conscious that the three—Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Jaitley—had been engaged on the revocation of Article 370 provisions that accorded particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and that he was assigned the duty of getting ready a Bill which might stand up to any authorized problem, even within the Supreme Court.
In an almost five-minute video message uploaded on social media on the primary anniversary of the revocation of the particular standing and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories, she mentioned the transfer opened the doorways of growth within the erstwhile state.
Congratulating the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on the primary anniversary of the Centre’s August 5 transfer, the daughter of Girdhari Lal Dogra—the longest serving finance minister of Jammu and Kashmir—mentioned the late BJP chief below the steering of the prime minister framed the Bill.
“The home minister implemented it on the ground and today the (erstwhile) state is benefited. We have ring roads sanctioned for Srinagar and Jammu and both the capital cities had got the ring roads but the work suffered the setback because of the outbreak of COVID-19,” she mentioned.
She mentioned the Ladakh area can be marching on the trail of growth after turning into the Union Territory and its famed apricot is being dried in a scientific approach and can attain each nook and nook of the nation to learn the native inhabitants.
Expressing confidence that each Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh would progress below the respective administration of Lt Governors with the steering of the prime minister and the house minister, she mentioned tourism which is the spine of the economic system will flourish below the brand new association.
She mentioned when her father was business minister he managed to steer KK Birla to launch Chenab textiles in her dwelling district Kathua.
“The industrial unit generated service and provided jobs to the locals. No other industry or service came to the region because of Article 370 and Article 35A,” she mentioned and requested why there isn’t a chain of 5 star motels.
After the abrogation of the particular standing, she mentioned the 5 star and 4 star motels would come and arrange their items.
“They will not bring the people from outside for the jobs but will adjust local youth.”
She mentioned it’s heartening to see Jammu turning into an academic hub with IIT, IIM, AIIMS arising.
“It was the vision of Arun (Jaitley) to see Jammu becoming the hub of education. If God had given him more time, he would have sanctioned financial services college for the region as well,” she mentioned.
Arun Jaitley died on August 24 final 12 months. PTI