The state unit of Bhartiya Janata Party has welcomed the decision of the central government of clearing the railway project between Jammu and LoC area of Poonch.

Chief spokesman of state BJP Sunil Sethi in a statement on Monday said that the decision is the result of sustained efforts by the state unit of the party in this regard.

“The railways project will connect major towns and usher in a new era of development in this region. This dream project, which will lead to life-changing progress for the people living in the far flung areas, is the result of realistic developmental approach by the Modi Government,” Sethi said.

This would boost economy of the far flung areas and connect all regions of Jammu province for inclusive growth and development.

Sethi further said that much progress has been made in Jammu and Kashmir since Modi came to power and a lot many projects have been specially conceived for the state.

He said there is an urgent need of laying similar railway track to Doda and Kishtwar too so that progress and development reaches the last corner of the state.

The chief spokesperson further said that because of these areas being far flung, opportunities had gone to the hands of the enemies of the nation, terrorists, separatists, and even some main stream political groups owing proximity to separatists to spread hatred and divisive ideology in these areas.

Sethi also praised the Governor Administration for undertaking a lot many steps to meet the expectations of people and fulfilling their long pending demands.