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Cong failed to abrogate Article 370 despite promising it in 1964: Modi

Rewari: Persevering with his diatribe in opposition to the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused its leaders of failing to abrogate Article 370 regardless of having promised it in Parliament in 1964.

He was addressing a gathering in Rewari on the final day of election campaigning.

“Throughout a debate in Parliament in 1964, the nation’s distinguished chief bought upset there was division within the Congress. There was a requirement that Article 370 be nullified and there be a debate on this challenge in Parliament.

“At the moment, Congress leaders, with folded palms, had stated that their demand can be met and Article 370 can be nullified in a single 12 months. However the matter was once more placed on the again burner,” stated Modi whereas addressing his second rally of the day.

“What was the compulsion and what game was being played,” he requested.

He additionally attacked the opposition occasion, claiming that it didn’t construct any memorial for jawans and policemen who sacrificed their lives for the nation for 70 years. Solely the BJP authorities constructed such memorials for them.

He stated that it was the BJP authorities which abrogated provisions of the Article 370, whereas the Congress was solely involved about its “personal interests”.

The prime minister stated that underneath the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, which was applied by the BJP authorities, a sum of Rs 900 crore was given to round two lakh ex-soldiers in Haryana alone, he added.

Modi stated the BJP authorities had strengthened its armed forces by bringing in modernised weapons, Rafale jets and bulletproof jackets for troopers.

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