Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister for announcing the scrapping of Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister said that Kashmir was an inseparable part of India. He said that Pakistan which is terrorist safe heaven and responsible for spreading militancy across the world through a proxy war in Kashmir and other parts of India wanted to create anarchy. He said that under the leadership of the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister terrorists are finding it tough to survive.
Mr Das said that crores of Indians are of the view that Kashmir valley should become free from terrorists and the development which is taking place in other parts of the country should also happen in Kashmir.
Earlier on the occasion of third Somvari of the auspicious month of Shravan the Chief Minister offered Jala-abhishek at Lord Shiva at Sidhgoda Surya Mandir and prayed for the well being and prosperity of the state. The Chief Minister also extended his best wishes to the people as the day also coincided with Nag-Panchami.
He said that for the last 4.5 years he has been serving the 3.25 crore people of the state and was trying to fulfill the responsibility given to him and prayed to the god to give him the strength to further speed up development in the state and take Jharkhand on new heights of development.
Over the decision of the Supreme Court of having a daily hearing on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir case he said that after 2014 the politics in the country has taken a new dimension.