Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the Supreme Court’s historic decision on August 5, 2019, to uphold Parliament’s decision to repeal Article 370. He called it a historic declaration of hope, progress, and unity for the people of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh, strengthening the fundamental essence of unity that Indians cherish.
Expressing solidarity with the resilient inhabitants of these regions, PM Modi assured them of an unwavering commitment to realizing their aspirations. He pledged to ensure that the dividends of progress not only reach them but also extend to the most vulnerable and marginalized sections adversely affected by Article 370.
Today’s Supreme Court verdict on the abrogation of Article 370 is historic and constitutionally upholds the decision taken by the Parliament of India on 5th August 2019; it is a resounding declaration of hope, progress and unity for our sisters and brothers in Jammu, Kashmir and…
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 11, 2023
The Prime Minister emphasized that today’s verdict transcends mere legal judgment; it signifies a ray of hope, a promise of a brighter future, and a testament to the collective determination to construct a more robust and unified India. Underlining this resolve, he used the hashtag #NayaJammuKashmir, signifying a new chapter of growth and development for the region.
PM Modi’s remarks reiterate the government’s dedication to advancing the socio-economic prosperity of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh. The Supreme Court’s affirmation of Article 370 abrogation echoes the overarching aspiration to foster unity, progress, and inclusivity, resonating with the nation’s commitment to building a stronger, more integrated India.