PM MODI INAUGURATES INDIA’S LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL CONNECT J & K
02.04.2017 15:29:47 - PM MODI INAUGURATES INDIA’S LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL CONNECT J & K
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri N.N. Vohra and the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir,…
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurating the 9.2 km long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, in Jammu Kashmir on April 02, 2017. The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri N.N. Vohra, the Union
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chided the youth in Kashmir valley, involved in stone-pelting incidents. Addressing a public meeting after dedicating India’s longst road tunnel that links Kashmir Valley with Jammu, he said one one side, the youth worked day and night to chisel the mountain and create the future of Jammu and Kashmir, while on the other side, the youth are pelting stones.
Modi said, it is not just the longest tunnel, it is not just a tunnel to brige the gap between Jammu and Kashmir. But, it is a tunnel that brings development to Jammu and Kashmir. He said, the tunnel will now facilitate uninterrupted travel to Kashmir in all seasons.
We all Indian wants to see Jammu and Kashmir in our life time and there lay great opportunity for tourism sector to grow for this beautiful land can draw thousands of people for tourism which in turn also bring economic growth.
Youth of Kashmir have a choice to select one of the two paths — one of tourism the other of terrorism.The path of bloodshed has not helped any one and will never help anyon
Describing the tunnel as the fate-line of Kashmir valley, Modi said, it will facilitate transport of farm products, like horticulture and floriculture products to markets like Delhi without any difficulty. Modi further added that I want to specially thank CM Mehbooba Mufti who has spent fifty percent of 40Ks package allotted to her with visible development and not papers work only . The Centre announced a package for the state and work has begun on the same.
Modi invoke Former PM Atali slogan of kashmiriyat jamhoriyat insaniyat. He said Kashmir is place and vigour,vitality valour and wisdom. Whenever I come to Jammu and Kashmir, it is natural to remember the vision and work of Atal ji Modi said.
Earlier Prime Minister Modi dedicated to the nation the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel. The all-weather route reduces the distance between Jammu and Kashmir by 31 kilometers. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti were also present on the occasion.
After the inauguration, Modi, along with Vohra and Mehbooba, travelled in an open jeep through the tunnel for some distance.The 9-km long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel was built at the cost of 2,500 crore rupees. It bypasses the snow-bound upper reaches of Patnitop and reduce the journey time by two hours.
The tunnel is equipped with world-class security systems and smart features like Integrated Traffic Control System; Surveillance, Ventilation and Broadcast Systems; Fire Fighting System; and SOS call-boxes at every 150 metres.
There is also a parallel escape tunnel, with ‘Cross Passages’ connecting to the main tunnel at intervals of 300
PM ADDRESSES AT SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS OF ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Posted on April 2, 2017
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the valedictory ceremony of the Sesquicentennial Celebrations of the Allahabad High Court.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the Allahabad High Court is like a place of pilgrimage for our judiciary. He said those associated with the legal profession also played a vital role in our freedom struggle, and protected our people against colonialism.
He urged people to think about the India we want to create when we mark 75 years of freedom in 2022. He said every citizen should prepare a roadmap towards it.
The Prime Minister said that about 1200 obsolete laws have been scrapped by the Union Government since May 2014. He said technology is playing a key role in this century and there is a lot of scope for its use in the judiciary as well. He urged those involved in the startup sector to innovate on aspects where technology can help the judiciary.Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said law is not only for the rich but also stands for the poor. Speaking at the the closing ceremony of Allahabad High Court's sesquicentennial celebrations at Allahabad, Mr Modi said, its is time now to think about the India which people want to create when nation marks 75 years of freedom in 2022.
Mr Modi also said technology is playing a big role in this century and has a big scope in the judiciary as well. He urged those involved with the start up sector to explore areas where technology can help the judiciary. The Prime Minister said, over 1200 obsolete laws have been scrapped by the Government since May 2014.
He said the Allahabad High Court is like a 'Tirtha Kshetra' for country's judiciary. He said, those associated with the legal profession played a vital role in the freedom struggle and protected the people against colonialism. The Prime Minister assured Chief Justice of India J S Khehar that government will make all efforts to back his resolve to reduce burden on judiciary and pendency of cases.
Earlier, Mr Khehar said, shortage of judges in the country is a prime reason of delay in justice. He said, there are large numbers of pending cases due to inadequate number of judges. Mr Khehar urged the legal fraternity to contribute more time in office to handle large number of pending case. He said, several cases can be sorted out through mediation. Pitching for paperless work while handling the cases, the Chief Justice of India said, technological up gradation in the Courts is a must.
During his address on the occasion, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi called for transparency in the judicial system. He said, pending cases in the State should be disposed off timely. The Chief Minister said, those in need will be provided legal aid for timely justice in the State. Mr Adityanath said justice can be delivered only with the help of law.
Addressing the function, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called expediting judicial appointments in the country. He said government is committed for the independence of the judiciary. He said, ensuring justice delivery to poor people is the priority of the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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