Modi Talks About Article 370 Abolished In Kashmir Last Thursday
On Thursday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Indian nation on television about the elimination of Article 370 granting special status to India-administered Kashmir.
In this address, he justified the Article 370 Abolished, stating that a new golden era has begun in Jammu and Kashmir with this step of the government.
He addressed the people of Kashmir directly several times in his speech of about 35 minutes but his address could not be seen by the people of Kashmir because of the disconnection of mobile, internet, landline and cable TV in the state for the last five days. Is.
Modi’s speech was very lively and as if he was talking about a normal situation.
His tone was very soft. In his speech, the words of strict nationalism were not used.
In his speech, Pakistan was mentioned twice but in a cursory manner.
In his address, the Prime Minister must have said that the abolition of Article 370 was a landmark decision but he was trying to give the impression that as after this decision, everything in the region of Jammu and Kashmir is normal and All this is just a change of management.
He emphasized that Article 370 is, in fact, the leading cause of backwardness and poverty of the former state which has promoted corruption and family politics in the state and because of this, terrorism was born.
According to him, eliminating Article 370 is about to bring about a revolution of prosperity in the state.
He mentioned such issues as inequality, poverty, discrimination with Dalits and minorities in the region, gender inequality, corruption, non-representation of people in panchayats and municipalities and lack of democratic institutions and stated that the cause of all these defects was a clause. The 370 was, and after its end, a new era of prosperity and democratic representation in the region is about to begin.
The impression of the whole speech was that it was an inter-state affair in the region of India which the government is trying to improve by some changes in the administrative structure.
It is an internal matter of India like the internal affairs of any other country and there is no need for the outside world to worry about it.
The Prime Minister also tried to give the impression that the people there are happy with this change and that is why the international community does not have to worry about it. The speech was expertly written and delivered in the same manner by the Prime Minister.
Addressing a news conference on Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Piyush Kumar said that Hakut had highlighted ambassadors from many countries of the world and representatives of global organizations from India’s position.
He has been told that the change in Article 370 is a completely internal matter of India and is related to the Constitution of India which is under the jurisdiction of India’s sovereignty.
He further said that Pakistan was taking a unilateral step and presenting this internal issue as a disturbing situation of bilateral relations with the world but it has failed everywhere.
After the initial silence, there have been reactions from many sides.
The UN Secretary-General has talked about maintaining the status quo in Kashmir as well as referring to UN resolutions. On the other hand, the UN Human Rights Organization in Geneva has expressed concern over the situation in India-administered Kashmir.
A spokesman for the company said the new restrictions would further worsen the human rights situation in the region. “The fact that there is no information coming out is a cause for deep concern,” he said.