New Delhi, Aug 11: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday said common man in Kashmir is rejoicing after the deactivation of Article 370 and there is much more atmosphere of peace this time compared to several other occasions of Eid in the years gone by.
'Common man in Kashmir is rejoicing abrogation of Article 370. Wherever Section 144 was imposed, it is being taken off,' he told a TV channel. "On the eve of Eid, there is much more atmosphere of peace this time compared to several other occasions of Eid in the years gone by", Dr Singh said.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation, assured the people of Jammu and Kashmir that normalcy would gradually return and that the government was ensuring that the current restrictions do not dampen the festival of Eid al-Adha on Monday.Kashmir Valley is peaceful as restrictions have been relaxed in some parts ahead of Eid, reports said.
Army on Saturday launched ‘Mission Reach Out’ post revocation of Article 370 in Jammu Division. A high-level ‘Mission Reach Out’ Conference was chaired by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh in Nagrota Military Station to review the prevalent situation in Jammu region in view of revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. (UNI)