Modi likely to announce financial package for J&K on Eid


Srinagar:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in all probability, announcing a massive development package for J&K around Eid-ul-Fitr, which falls on July 18 or 19.

According to sources, the PM would announce a package either of Rs 70,000 crore or Rs One lakh crore either on July 17. He is scheduled to attend a function in Jammu or at BJP’s Eid-Milan gathering in Srinagar which scheduled around July 22.

The ‘rehabilitation and development plan is expected to become a big gun of the PDP-BJP government which is suffering from drought of funds and credibility. The PM has been invited to a function in Jammu city on July 17, Friday along with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the celebrations of birth centenary of former J&K minister and MP Girdhari Lal Dogra, who is also Jaitley’s father-in-law.