Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday hailed the district growth council elections, the primary set of polls within the newly shaped union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, as a victory of hope, democracy and the prime minister’s imaginative and prescient for J&Okay.
BJP, which emerged as the one largest get together, gained 75 seats within the polls. Prasad asserted that the Gupkar alliance, a coalition of opposition events in Jammu and Kashmir, was solely shaped trigger the events might by no means have fought the BJP single-handedly.
“People are calling this a victory of the Gupkar alliance but if you see the numbers, BJP has garnered more votes than NC, PDP and Congress combined,” Prasad stated. “BJP has 4,87,364 votes, while NC got 2,82,514, PDP got 57,789 and Congress got 1,39,382 votes.”
Prasad additionally added that the voting proportion in areas such Shopian, Bandipura and Pulwama has elevated because the 2019 Lok Sabha election, dismissing that the individuals had been sad with the union authorities’s resolution to strip J&Okay’s particular standing.
“The people of Kashmir have delivered a resounding slap to extremists, terrorists and their patrons,” Prasad stated. “The defeat of Gupkar Alliance from the area of Burhan Wani is important for additional reasons. The so-called killing of Burhan Wani was made an issue of international campaign by thAlliance’snts. Today the Gupkar Aliance’s defeat from that area shows the change of wave in J&K,” he added.
Prasad additionally stated that the individuals of Kashmir have seen growth after years, restoring their religion in democracy. “The people have rejected those who rule and instead chosen those who work,” Prasad stated.
The Union minister additionally hailed the victory of 52 unbiased candidates, of which he stated many are supporters of the BJP. “Democracy is turning its pages in Jammu and Kashmir. Instead of throwing stones, people are now exercising their franchise using ballot papers,” he stated.
“People make a habit of disparaging the prime minister and questioning his popularity,” Prasad stated. “But from Ladakh to Telangana, Rajasthan to Assam and Bihar, people have elected Narendra Modi as their leader.”