Howdy Modi: Article 370 deprived JandK of development, people there now have equal rights, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sep 22 said that Article 370 had deprived the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh of development since terrorists and separatists were misusing the situation, and after the abrogation of the law, people in the region have got equal rights. "Article 370 had deprived people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh of development. Terrorist and separatist elements were misusing the situation. Now after abrogation, people there have got equal rights," PM Modi said at the Howdy Modi event in Houstan where US President Donald Trump also joined him for the massive event which saw the presence of over 50,000 people, mostly Indian-Americans.