1 Sections 370 and 35A were repealed from Jammu and Kashmir
Modi Government 2.0 came to the Central Government once again with an overwhelming majority and was the first to repeal Articles 370 and 3P from Jammu and Kashmir. Suddenly, on August 5, the world came to know that Articles 370 and 3P had been abolished from Jammu and Kashmir by the Modi government and at the same time the Union government had given birth to two new Union Territories in the form of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. What no one could do in 70 years, Modi Government 2.0 did in 70 days in power.
2. Triple Divorce Act
On July 26, 2019, Parliament passed the Muslim Women’s Marriage Rights Protection Bill 2019 and the practice of triple divorce became a legal offense. The Modi government has done a great job by making the practice of three divorces illegal by providing three years imprisonment for breaking up a marriage by saying talaq three times or sending an SMS-email.
3. Amend the UAPA Act against Terrorism
The UAPA i.e. Prevention of Illegal Activities (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on 2nd August and a new law in this regard came into force. This is a big step in the war on terror by the Centre’s Modi Government 2.0. Under the law, a suspect can be declared a terrorist. In addition, the Modi government launched Operation All Out to eliminate terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir. Through this operation, the government was able to curb terrorist organizations.
4. Single-Use Plastic Ben
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the initiative on Independence Day to make the country single-use plastic-free. The campaign was said to start from the day of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. Single-use plastic can be used only once. Currently, this plastic is being used haphazardly.
5. Announcement of the merger of 10 government banks
On August 30, 2019, Modi Government 2.0 announced the merger of 10 state-owned banks into 4 large banks, up from 27 state-owned banks in 2017. Whose number dropped to 12. This decision of the Modi government gave a new impetus to the banks.
6. Establishment of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirthkshetra Trust
In February, Prime Minister Modi said the cabinet meeting had approved the trust for the construction of the Ram temple. The name of this trust will be Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirthkshetra. The trust will be completely independent to take decisions regarding the construction of the Ram temple. The establishment of the Modi Government 2.0A Trust was announced on November 9, 87 days after the Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgment in the Ayodhya issue.
7. Indian Citizenship Reform Act
The Indian Citizenship Reform Act has been implemented by Modi Government 2.0. The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) has become law after the President’s signature after the proposed amendment of the Central Government was passed by a majority in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. This means that under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians, will be granted Indian citizenship without valid documents.
8. New Motor Vehicle Act and Fastag
The new Motor Vehicle Act came into force on September 1, 2019. Penalties for violating traffic rules were increased 10-fold and the length of the sentence was also increased. In addition, an electronic toll collection system has been introduced in India by the National Highway Authority of India to address the problems caused by the toll collection system at toll plazas. Among the important decisions in the field of vehicle, transactions are the new Motor Vehicles Act and Fastag Modi Government 2.0.
9. Rs 20 lakh crore financial package assistance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore – a self-sufficient India package to make the country’s economy stronger in the face of the Coronavirus epidemic. The package announced by Modi Government 2.0 is even higher than Pakistan’s GDP. In addition, the relief package is more than the total GDP of 149 countries.
This includes countries such as Vietnam, Portugal, Greece, New Zealand and Romania. Apart from this, due to the global epidemic of Coronavirus, work is also being done to repatriate Indians living abroad under the Vande Bharat Mission.a