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- 24 Diplomats Said, Assembly Elections Should Be Held In Jammu And Kashmir Soon, So That Normalcy Can Be Restored In The Area.
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The European Union team met LG Manoj Sinha and major political and social organizations in two days.
On behalf of the European Union (EU), diplomats from 24 countries have demanded for early assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation said that more political and economic steps need to be taken in Jammu and Kashmir to restore normalcy.
The delegation of the European Union said that elections to the District Development Councils (DDCs) have been held in the state. Also, 4G Internet services were also reintroduced. The Government of India has made good efforts in the political and economic field. It needs to be taken further. However, earlier the lockdown, internet ban and house arrest of leaders were criticized by the European Union and other countries.
Regarding the visit, the Foreign Ministry said, the delegation visited Srinagar, Budgam and Jammu on Wednesday and Thursday. During this time he met army officers, LG Manoj Sinha and major political and social organizations. The representatives praised the work done by the government and said to improve it further.
PM Modi said, elections will be held soon
The central government has said that elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir after the delimitation process is completed. On Independence Day last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “As soon as the delimitation process is over, elections will be held in the future so that the Union Territory has its own government, which can do the development work with renewed vigor.”
Diplomats from these countries visited Kashmir
The delegation to Jammu and Kashmir included Chile, Brazil, Cuba, Bolivia, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, European Union, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Bangladesh, Malawi, Eritrea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Diplomats from Malaysia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan are included.
Fourth Delegation went to Kashmir after removal of 370
This is the fourth visit of foreign delegation to Jammu and Kashmir since Article-370 was abolished on 5 August 2019. Earlier, in October 2019, January and February 2020, delegation visited Jammu and Kashmir.