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Some Kashmir-centric politicians encouraging youth to die in Valley: Jitendra Singh


JAMMU: Union minister Jitendra Singh Sunday claimed that some "Kashmir-centric politicians" and their parties are doing disservice to the adolescence of the valley through encouraging them to die in militancy.

He praised lance naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, a Kashmiri militant-turned-soldier who was awarded the Ashok Chakra, and said the adolescence should make him a task fashion.

Without identifying anyone, Singh said, "I have no hesitation to say that some Kashmir-centric politicians, the separatist stand already identified, who are wearing the robes of mainstream and their parties are doing injustice to the youth of the valley."

"They have secured the future of their children but are encouraging the children of their neighbours to die," the minister of state within the PMO told reporters on the sidelines of a serve as in Udhampur district.

He said he met the circle of relatives of the martyred soldier Wani who was once a terrorist and took a pledge to not die like a militant however as an armyman.

"He underwent the change of heart and his story is an inspiration for the nation and the youth of the valley. He killed terrorists and evacuated to safety his injured colleagues before sacrificing his life," he said.

He said the time has come when the adolescence of the valley should remember the fact that it's better to die like a soldier than a militant.

"It is encouraging that youths of the valley have started moving forward to be part of the developmental yatra under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," Singh said.

Referring to the 'Mann Ki Baat' programme of Modi, he said the prime minister completed 52nd episode of the radio deal with to the nation and the historical past will remember that he by no means used the platform for politics and as a substitute guided the nation on the vital problems concerning society, health, financial system and cleanliness amongst others. Earlier, Singh allotted golden cards amongst Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at a serve as and also reviewed the development of more than a few centrally backed schemes in Udhampur district.

The district has registered 75,000 beneficiaries underneath the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Ayushman Bharat which objectives to offer medical insurance protection of Rs 5 lakh in step with circle of relatives every year to the households residing underneath the Below Poverty Line (BPL).

The scheme is geared toward offering health protection quilt to poor and inclined households to scale back their out-of-pocket expenditure on healthcare.

The minister said the scheme provides cashless and paperless access to services and products for the beneficiaries on the point of provider in any empanelled hospitals, each in private and non-private sector, around the country.

"Every circle of relatives underneath the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) database can be entitled to assert the advantages underneath the scheme”, he said.


While reviewing the development on the implementation of more than a few centrally backed schemes, Singh was informed that the district administration has constructed 75,000 bathrooms thus far underneath the Swachh Bharat Scheme.


Singh said the government led through Modi is working with new ideas for the welfare of the people and building of the nation and the initiative will deal with the hopes and aspirations of each and every Indian.


Highlighting the more than a few achievements of the government, Singh said more than a few tasks had been taken through the existing dispensation for the improvement of the nation.


He exhorted upon most people to come back forward and avail most benefits of the centrally backed schemes.


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