Article 370 blocked J&K development: Gadkari

Last Updated: Wed, May 28, 2014 16:20 hrs

NAGPUR: Senior BJP leader and Union minister for transport and shipping, Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday joined the row over Article 370 saying that the development of Jammu and Kashmir got blocked due to the Constitutional provision that bestows special status on the state.

"The development of Jammu and Kashmir could not take off due to Article 370. There is a tremendous scope for development of the State (Jammu and Kashmir) and a number of possibilities for tourism (exists). Hence, the new government is keen to develop the State in a better way," Gadkari said.

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