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'I Was Once Put in Jail for Hoisting Tricolour in Kashmir But Now...': Union Minister Anurag Thakur at Y20 Summit | India News

‘I Was As soon as Put in Jail for Hoisting Tricolour in Kashmir However Now…’: Union Minister Anurag Thakur at Y20 Summit | Information

Guwahati: Union minister Anurag Singh Thakur recalled the time he was imprisoned for hoisting the Indian flag in Kashmir on the first Y20 Summit on Tuesday (Feb 7) in Assam’s Guwahati. Elaborating on his expertise, Thakur mentioned that when he was the BJP Yuva Morcha president, he had taken out a yatra from Kolkata to Kashmir. He needed to hoist the nationwide flag within the valley however was put in jail for attempting to take action. Nevertheless, he mentioned, now there are not any such restrictions in Kashmir. “Because the BJP Yuva Morcha president once I had taken out a yatra from Kolkata to Kashmir and needed to hoist the nationwide flag within the valley, I used to be imprisoned. However there are not any such restrictions anymore,” he mentioned as quoted by PTI.

He additional mentioned, “After the abrogation of Article 370, you would see final yr throughout the ‘Har Ghat Tiranga’ program, there was a Tiranga hoisted on every home in Kashmir.”

On the summit, Thakur additionally famous that youth is the engine that drives the nation towards success.

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“Innovation, entrepreneurship and drawback fixing would be the cornerstone for youth-led growth anyplace on the planet,” he mentioned, whereas addressing the summit.

There are ever-evolving alternatives in agriculture, defence, sports activities, media and leisure, social entrepreneurship, and youth are the drivers of this revolution, the minister said.

“The Indian economic system has elevated in dimension from being tenth to fifth-largest on the planet up to now 9 years. We’re a various, democratic and demand-driven nation,” he maintained.

The nation’s demographic dividend is uniquely poised to usher in an period of fast social, financial, environmental and technological innovation and development.

(With PTI inputs)