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Jan 20, 2019

PM Modi to lay foundation stones of various developmental projects worth Rs 35,000 cr in Jammu region

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of various developmental projects worth 35,000 crores rupees in Jammu region during his upcoming visit to Jammu and Kashmir on 3rd of February.

Addressing media persons in Jammu today, the BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said that besides Jammu, the Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit Leh and Srinagar during his visit.

In Jammu, the Prime Minister, among other projects, is scheduled to lay the foundation stones of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, widening of Jammu-Akhnoor road and inauguration of Jammu-Ropeway project.   Prime Minister will also address a rally in Jammu.

Reiterating Party’s commitment to restore popular government in Jammu and Kashmir, Madhav said that the BJP is ready to contest elections in the State anytime as deemed fit by the Election Commission of India and ruled out pre-poll alliance with any political party.

The BJP leader further said that the party will recommend the Governor’s administration to consider the genuine demands of the people like declaring Ladakh region as separate Division and reservation for Pahari Speaking people.