Modi lauds Kashmiris for their faith in democracy

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Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for reposing faith in democracy by turning out in large numbers during las month’s assembly elections.

Modi said that the state, which at one point of time did not record even two percent votes, saw a 65-70 percent turnout.

He said this was despite every move by separatist forces to malign India internationally.

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