Amit Shah: The Modi administration has reduced violence by 80%

Amit Shah
The Modi administration has reduced violence by 80%

The home minister described the 1.8 crore visitors who visited the Kashmir Valley in one year as a significant number.

Amit Shah, the union home minister, claimed on Saturday that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, there has been an 80% decrease in bloodshed related to terrorism in Kashmir, insurgency in the Northeast, and left-wing extremism.

Mr. Shah is spending two days in Maharashtra. He had earlier in the day visited the Dr. Hedgewar Smriti Mandir in the Reshimbagh neighbourhood and Deekshabhoomi, the location of B.R. Ambedkar and his followers' 1956 conversion to Buddhism.

According to Mr. Shah, the Modi administration never engaged in vote-bank politics.

addressing a media-related event dwelling in Nagpur, Mr. Shah stated: "Before to Mr. Modi taking office (at the Centre), there were three significant internal security flashpoints: left-wing extremism, insurgency in the Northeast, and terrorism in Kashmir. But I can state that under Modi ji's leadership, violence has decreased by 80% in each of the three areas."

The Union home minister stated that there has been talk in Parliament over "rivers of blood" flowing in Kashmir if Article 370 is repealed. He added that instead of protest processions and stone-pelting, Kashmir's theatres operate at night. "Forget about the rivers of blood; not even a single stone-pelting incidence was reported," he claimed. More than 1.80 million individuals visited Kashmir in the past year.

offering the According to data on investments, the Union minister claimed that Kashmir has seen investments of Rs. 12,000 crores over the past 70 years. But, during the past three years, investments of Rs. 12,000 crore have come into Kashmir after Article 370 was repealed. He continued by saying that electricity and running water are provided to every home in Kashmir.

Mr. Shah claimed that, in the past three years, there has been a 90% decline in violence in the Northeast. Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the Congress, had called for the region's Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) to be repealed, but the insurgency prevented the Congress-led administration from doing so. But now that there is peace, we have removed the AFSPA from 60% of the Northeast region, Mr. Shah remarked.

Later on same day, Mr. Shah, who is also the Union Minister for Cooperation, attended the Sahkar Maha Conclave's concluding ceremony in Pune, which was put on by another media outlet. He stated that the cooperative sector would need to reflect on its performance and build its reputation.

The Union minister added, "The cooperative sector would have to strengthen the processes via introspection and also take up its obligations."

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