Modi promises Kashmiris he will fulfil Vajpayee’s ‘dream’

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014,20:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kishtwar (J-K) | Asserting that he had deep affection for Kashmir, Prime MinisterNarendra Modi today vowed to fulfil the dream of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat that has madea special place in the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing his first election rally in the state, he said democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat, thesewords of Atal ji have made special place in the hearts ofKashmiris and have ignited a hope in every Kashmiriyouth about better future I want to urge people to install with full majoritya BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and trust my wordsthat the dream, which Atal ji had seen for J&K, Modi willuse all his might and will fulfil that dream.
He warned against attemptS to link religion to politics, saying a Kashmiri is a Kashmiri and the government at the Centre was committed to development of the state. Our matra is only development, development and development, he said, adding I will return your trust in me with interest by ensuring full fledged development in J&K. He said is is wish to complete the work started by Vajpayee. It is my wish and Iwill come repeatedly here for that, the Prime Minister said amid slogansof ‘Modi, Modi’ from the audience.
I have deep affectionKashmir. Affection from the core of my heart and soul, he told the rally at Chowgan ground in Kishtwar town, adding other political parties were surprised that there has not been even a singlemonth when Modi has not come to Kashmir. He has come inJuly, August, September, October and now in November, Modi said referring to himself.
Recalling the NDA rule under Vajapyee, he said, Every Kashmiri thought that now their dreams befulfilled. But during last ten years, what has happened with Kashmir and its situation. Taking a dig at successive governments in the state over corruption, he said, If there is a hole in the bucket then the water will not stay. I wonder where the money that comes from the Centre goes.