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Modi congratulates J&K youth for building Chenani - Nashri Tunnel

Modi congratulates J&K youth for building Chenani - Nashri Tunnel

| | 02 Apr 2017, 06:04 pm
Srinagar, Apr 2 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated youth of Kashmir for working hard in building the Chenani - Nashri Tunnel which was inaugurated on Sunday.

"Youth of Jammu & Kashmir worked very hard in the making of the Chenani - Nashri Tunnel. I congratulate them for this," Modi said at the public meeting in Udhampur.

Referring to the stone-pelting incidents, Modi said: "Some misguided youngsters are pelting stones but see here, youth of Kashmir are using the same stones to build infrastructure."

He said tourism will bring economic development to the state.

"Every Indian wants to see Jammu and Kashmir. The beauty of this land can draw so many people. Tourism will also bring economic growth," he said.

"Youth of Kashmir have a choice to select one of the two paths- one of tourism the other of terrorism," Modi said.

The PM said: "The path of bloodshed has not helped any one and will never help anyone."

Modi said his government on believes on the word 'development'.

Modi on Sunday the longest road tunnel in India on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

With the inauguration, the tunnel was made  operational for traffic.

Security was heightened across the state for Modi's visit.


Image: PMO India Twitter page

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