Leh, Aug 12 IANS | 4 months ago

There was a time when prime ministers rarely visited Jammu and Kashmir, but now the prime minister has come here twice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Tuesday.

"There was a time when...prime ministers would not come (here), and now twice the prime minister has come," said Modi.

Modi is on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and he inaugurated the 45 MW Nimoo-Bazgo hydroelectric power project.

"Your affection draws me here," said Modi at a rally held at the Leh polo ground.

"I know the problems people face and most importantly I know the strength of this land," said Modi.

(Posted on 12-08-2014)

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