J-K tourism getting big boost due cool box to transformative initiatives like Art 370 abrogation: Reddy

Union minister G Kishan Reddy on Thursday said Jammu and Kashmir registered a “record footfall” of tourists at airports and sightseeing places in the last several months due to “transformative initiatives” of the Modi government such as the abrogation of Article 370. His remarks came a day ahead of the third anniversary of the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and the bifurcation of the erstwhile state into UTs — J and K, and Ladakh. “Thanks to @narendramodi govt’s transformational initiatives like Abrogation of Article 370 TOURISM in J&K Gets Big Boost Record footfall of tourists at airports & tourist places Over 79 lakh TOURISTS Visited J&K between Oct 2021 and March 2023,” the Union culture and tourism minister tweeted.