Won’t rest till we root-out terrorism from Kashmir: Sinha


Visits protesting KPs in Budgam


BUDGAM: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Monday reached out to protesting Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) at Sheikhpora, Budgam and stated that in the past few years security forces were having upper hand ‘but’ even shadows are suspects in Kashmir.
Sinha, however, was quick that the roots of militancy have been strong in the Valley and besides that the eco-system that provided oxygen to it remained ticking but his government is committed to root-out militancy from Kashmir soil.
As per Srinagar based news agency, Sinha while addressing agitating Kashmiri Pandits said the security forces in Kashmir have been having an upper hand in the Valley. “But we can’t even trust shadows as for us, even shadows are suspects…,” he said. “Who knows someone among you may be informing others about what I am telling you…”
He said the administration was fully aware of the sufferings of Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) and is committed to resolve all issues on fast-track basis. “Enough blood has spilled in Kashmir. Roots of militancy have remained stronger here in Jammu and Kashmir and there was a time when even the case was not being registered,” he said, adding that “his government is committed to end militancy from Kashmir for everlasting peace.”
The LG said that it was a fact that no one can compensate for the death of any person. However, the government is taking measures to provide job compensation to the NoK’s of Rahul Bhat,” said LG, who was accompanied by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar. (KNO).