Halting ops in Kashmir raised people’s faith in PM: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing a halt to anti-militancy operations in the State, saying the move had raised the people’s faith in him.

“It certainly is a big step which needed courage, and you have amply displayed that,” she said at the inauguration of 330-MW Kishanganga power project by the Prime Minister.

“Not only the political parties, every person in the State is grateful to you for putting the balms on their wounds,” she said.

“The people of the State are ready to walk 10 steps in response to this on the road to peace and getting them out of the quagmire of violence,” she said.  (AGENCIES)