Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah (Photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah (Photo: PTI)

Work on J&K projects, PM Modi tells ministers

  • Modi is learnt to have asked his colleagues to expeditiously work on projects related to Jammu and Kashmir
  • It was the first meeting of the Council of Ministers after the government's decision to repeal Article 370 in the state

New Delhi: A meeting of the Union Council of Ministers was held here on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learnt to have asked his colleagues to expeditiously work on projects related to Jammu and Kashmir.

It was the first meeting of the Council of Ministers after the government's decision to repeal Article 370 in the state and reorganise the state into two Union Territories.

The meeting was held after that of the Union Cabinet and the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

Sources said Union Home Minister Amit Shah briefed the meeting on the steps being taken to remove restrictions and bring normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sources said that officials of the Home Ministry also made a presentation on the repeal of Article 370.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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