Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for their “bold step” to revoke Article 370 and 35A of the Constitution.
“A historic decision by Modi Sarkar towards unity, integrity and national sovereignty. I congratulate PM Shri @narendramodi ji & HM Shri AmitShah ji for the bold step #Article370 #35A,” Sawant tweeted.
Speaking to reporters, Sawant also called the decision “historic”. When asked if security needed to be beefed up in Goa in view of the development, he said there was no need to increase security arrangements.
Sawant also said that the Kashmiri community settled in Goa, many of whom deal in handicraft items, “should be happy with the decisions” taken by the Central government.