JK News Today


New Delhi, November 27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  on Sunday  saluted  Kashmiri students for their commitment to  bright future through education , demonstrated by  over 95 per cent  participation in the ongoing board examinations.

In his broadcast of 26th edition of  “ Mann ki baat,” the Prime Minister applauded the students, their parents and friends  against the backdrop of their appearing  in examinations at a time  when the schools were  being torched .


It is for the first time that Modi has referred to Kashmir in the aftermath of the unrest and the challenges before the students .

He acknowledged that the burning of schools pained the people in Kashmir, particularly the panchayat representatives who called on him recently. “ It was  inflicting axe on the future  of the students.”

“Now I am happy that the students are back in their schools,” he said.