Omar for energy efficient power distribution system

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Underlining the importance of energy efficient and up to the mark power distribution system in ensuring hassle free electricity supply ..more

Air Comdr Choudhury assumes command of Air Force Station Srinagar

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Air Commodore D Choudhury assumed command of Air Force Station Srinagar here today. He replaced Air Commodore Upkarjit Singh. A defence spokesman said Choudhury was commissioned in Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot on ...more

Establish Task Force for Water Management: Governor, CM

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Governor N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, have agreed that a multi-disciplinary Empowered Task Force for Water Management in the entire State should be set up very early. ...more

24 motorcycles, one scooter recovered
Inter-State gang of vehicle lifters busted, 3 held

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KATHUA, Sept 6: Police today busted inter-State gang of bike lifters and recovered 24 motorcycles and one scooter on the disclosure of its 3 members. Police spokesman said that on August 28, 2011 a complaint was lodged by one Pawan Kumar, ....more

Cheating by investment company
CB produces challan against 6 persons

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JAMMU, Sept 6: Crime Branch today produced challan against six persons, who have cheated several people of their hard earned money, in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Poonch....more

Biggest ever haul: 17,880 capsules seized, 3 held

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JAMMU, Sept 6: In the biggest ever haul of intoxicant capsules, police today seized 17,880 capsules and arrested three drug peddlers including a main supplier of consignments from Punjab, outside Sabzi Mandi, ...more

SRTC voluntary retired employees reiterate demands

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JAMMU, Sept 6: All J&K SRTC Volunteer Retirement Employees have criticized the attitude of the MD, SRTC for not presenting their case of due drawn bills of VRS employees. Addressing the media-persons today, Dev Raj Bali, president, has appealed the Transport Minister and Chairman, Qamar Ali Akhoon ...more

CM's Grievance Cell disposes of 12,078 complaints

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Advisor to Chief Minister, Mubarak Gul today took a detailed review of the functioning of Chief Minister's Grievance Cell, at a high level meeting of officers here. The Advisor was informed that Grievances Cell has disposed of 12,078 complaints out of total 12,992 registered in the Cell so far. He was informed that the ..more

     
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Omar for energy efficient power distribution system

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Underlining the importance of energy efficient and up to the mark power distribution system in ensuring hassle free electricity supply to the consumers, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday laid thrust on time line completion of projects under implementation on the State.

"Pace of progress on each project being executive by the PDC and NHPC should be regularly monitored by the concerned", he said fixing the target of fortnight monitoring for the division level monitoring committees and monthly progress analysis by the district level committees.

The Chief Minister was reviewing progress of Rajeev Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) at a high level meeting here this afternoon.

Minister of State for Power Shabir Ahmed Khan, Advisors to the Chief Minister Mubark Gul and Davender Singh Rana, Chief Secretary Madhav Lal, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister B.B. Vyas, Commissioner Secretary Power Bashrat Ahmed Dhar, Commissioner Secretary Science and Technology, MD, JKSPDC, senior officers of NHPC and Power Development Department were present in the meeting.

Omar asked the executing agencies to gear up at all levels and redraft their working schedule by fixing fortnightly and monthly targets of physical achievements in line with the targets identified for the completion of the projects as a whole . "This will help you in a big way to move fast and achieve the targets within the fixed time frame", he added

In a power point presentation, the Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department stated that under the Centrally funded RGGVY 14 projects of construction of receiving stations, 66KV, 33KV and 11 KV transmission lines, LT lines and installation of distribution transformers are under various stages of execution in 14 districts of the State.

He said NHPC is executing these projects in 7 districts of Jammu, Udhampur, Kathua, Srinagar, Budgam, Leh and Kargil while in 7 districts of Rajouri, Poonch, Doda, Baramulla, Kupwara, Pulwama and Anantnag JKSPDC is doing the execution work.

He said that the cumulative expenditure on these projects which have been launched on different dates is over Rs 536.55 crore by the end of July,2011 adding that the two projects of Baramulla and Pulwama have been allotted in 2010.

Air Comdr Choudhury assumes command of
Air Force Station Srinagar

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Air Commodore D Choudhury assumed command of Air Force Station Srinagar here today. He replaced Air Commodore Upkarjit Singh.

A defence spokesman said Choudhury was commissioned in Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot on 22 December 1983. He has a vast experience in fighter operations and is qualified on MiG-21, MiG-23/27, MiG-29, SU-30K and SU-30Mk I. He is also a Fighter Combat leader and an Instrumental Rating Instructor and examiner.

The spokesman said that he has commanded a fighter squadron and was the Chief Operations Officer of a frontline fighter wing and has held various staff appointments at Air Headquarter.

Choudhury is an alumni of the Royal College of Defence Studies in UK. He has received a Commendation by the Chief of Air Staff and has been awarded Vayu Sena Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal.

Vyjayanthi Choudhury assumed the mantle of President Air Force Wives Welfare Association and is responsible for the welfare of the families of the Air Warriors of the Air Force Station Srinagar, the spokesman said.

Establish Task Force for Water Management:
Governor, CM

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Governor N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, have agreed that a multi-disciplinary Empowered Task Force for Water Management in the entire State should be set up very early.

This Task Force will establish a mechanism for receiving regular reports about all water management related issues and based on valid data of ground water and other water sources to draw up a well considered approach to utilization of resources for irrigation, human, animal, industrial and various other requirements in the short and wider term perspectives for conservation and ensuring against loss.

They observed that, in the context of climate change and global warming, setting up of such a Task Force is imperative for ensuring effective water management for optimal satisfaction of multiple demands and securing against loss and wasteful practices.

The Governor and the Chief Minister were addressing the 6th meeting of University Council of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Jammu, at Raj Bhawan, here today.

The Governor, Chancellor of the University who chaired the meeting, referred to the vocational training courses being run by the Farm Universities and stressed that, keeping in view the need to upgrade skills of unemployed youth, the rural population must be made fully aware of the training facilities being provided by the varsities. Among other routes for the dissemination of information the Vice Chancellors must make full use of the Panchayati Raj Institutions and Extension Agencies of the Government for this purpose.

The Governor asked Vice Chancellor of the SKUAST, Jammu to take the required steps for very early setting up of new Krishi Vigyan Kendras in Jammu division well before the close of 11th Five Year Plan so that the growers can start drawing benefits from these.

The Chief Minister, who is the Pro-Chancellor of the University, highlighted the importance of Agriculture and allied sectors in the economy of the State and said that the Agricultural Universities have to play a specific role for securing progressive increase in farm productivity and production by incorporating new techniques.

Ghulam Hassan Mir, Minister for Agriculture, emphasized the need for evolving required modalities for filling up all the admission seats in both the Agricultural Universities of the State for optimum utilization of resources and infrastructure. He suggested that collaborative arrangements should be established with the various renowned Farm Universities within and outside the country for exchange visits of Faculty and students for knowledge sharing.

Dr. B. Mishra, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST, Jammu, made a comprehensive power point presentation, dwelling on the status of the various research projects, achievements of the University in varied fields and the new varieties of seeds of different crops developed and released by it. He also dwelt on up-to-date status in regard to the setting up of new Krishi Vigyan Kendras in Jammu division.

The Council also approved that the stipend paid to Accounts Assistants and Field-cum-Laboratory Assistants of the University be enhanced from Rs. 500 to Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 600 to Rs. 3,500 per month, respectively.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Manjeet Singh Kang, former Vice Chancellor, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana, Dr. Tej Partap, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST, Kashmir, Dr. A. R. Trag, Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipore, R. K. Goyal, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Ravi Magotra, Director General Budget and Dr. B. B. Gupta, Registrar, SKUAST, Jammu.

24 motorcycles, one scooter recovered
Inter-State gang of vehicle lifters busted, 3 held

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KATHUA, Sept 6: Police today busted inter-State gang of bike lifters and recovered 24 motorcycles and one scooter on the disclosure of its 3 members.

Police spokesman said that on August 28, 2011 a complaint was lodged by one Pawan Kumar, son of Balak Ram of Patel Nagar Kathua regarding theft of his motorcycle bearing registration JK08A-8228 (Calibar Kawasaki).

Accordingly, a case was registered and investigation was entrusted to SI Nayat Ali, Incharge Police Post Hatli. During the course of investigation, two suspects namely Sunil Kumar, son of Pappu Tarzan of WNo.17 Kathua and Rinku, son of Subash of WNo.14 Kathua were arrested and put to questioning.

During interrogation, they confessed the crime and on their disclosure the stolen motorcycle was recovered. They also revealed to have stolen three more motorcycles from Kathua as well as Punjab.

On their further disclosure, three more motorcycles were recovered. Two more unclaimed motorcycles were recovered near Kharote Morh and seized under Section 550 CrPC.

Another member of the inter-state gang of bike lifters was arrested during the investigation into theft of a scooter bearing registration number JK02E-5504, which was stolen from Billawar on August 25, 2011.

He has been identified as Showkat Ali, son of Mohd Tofail of Kindli Mora Aroadha. During questioning, he disclosed that he has stolen 18 more motorcycles from Pathankot, Gurdaspur and its adjoining areas and the same have been sold at Billawar, Malhar and Macheedi areas.

Accordingly, one scooter and 18 motorcycles were recovered.

"SSP Gurdaspur has been informed about the recovery of stolen motorcycles and asked to depute a police team for identification of stolen vehicles", the spokesman said.

Meanwhile, Kathua Police arrested a thief namely Samaroo, son of Ganpat of Madhya Pradesh and presently putting up in Ward No.4, Kathua and recovered a mobile and Rs 7200 cash belonging to one Rajesh Kumar, son of Krishan Chand of W.No.04 Kathua.

Cheating by investment company
CB produces challan against 6 persons

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JAMMU, Sept 6: Crime Branch today produced challan against six persons, who have cheated several people of their hard earned money, in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Poonch.

An official spokesman said that one Liaqat Hussain Shah, son of Iqbal Hussain Shah of village Sathra of Mandi tehsil lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch mentioning that Azhar Abass, Managing Director of Sunrise Investment and Finance Ltd having Head Office at Narwal Bye-Pass and Branch Office Poonch has cheated the general public by luring them for investment in his company.

He further submitted that Azhar Abass, a resident of Budgam and Branch Manager of the company at Poonch, Mohd Amin Chak of Baramulla had appointed him as Clerk in the Branch Office Poonch and thereafter posted him as Branch Manager at Sathra, Block Mandi till 1998.

Abass had collected an amount of Rs 5,61,837 from general public and deposited in the District Office of Sunrise Investment and Finance Ltd at Poonch after proper receipts.

The complaint was sent to Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch for conducting an in-depth enquiry under the directions of Crime Headquarters. The SSP got enquiry conducted into the matter through the DySP, who submitted his final report along with the enquiry file to SSP Crime Branch Jammu for registration of a case.

During the course of investigation, a team of Crime Branch Jammu seized the records from various offices pertaining to the case as well as deposit receipts from the depositors and recorded statements of various prosecution witnesses. The opinion from the FSL Jammu also supported the evidence collected in the case.

From the evidence collected and statements of the witnesses recorded under Section 161 CrPC, it was established that the accused persons namely Azhar Abass, Adil Murtza, sons of Nissar Hussain Khan, Nissar Hussain Khan, son of Ghulam Ali Khan, Nighat Azhar, wife of Azhar Abass, all the residents of Mufti Bagh Harvan, Srinagar, Pyare Lal Aima, son of Sham Lal Aima of Subash Nagar and Liaqat Shah, son of Iqbal Hussain Shah of Sathra under a well knit conspiracy had cheated and deprived the innocent depositors of their hard earned money.

Biggest ever haul: 17,880 capsules seized, 3 held

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JAMMU, Sept 6: In the biggest ever haul of intoxicant capsules, police today seized 17,880 capsules and arrested three drug peddlers including a main supplier of consignments from Punjab, outside Sabzi Mandi, Narwal in early hours of this morning.

Addressing a press conference today, SP City (Couth) Rajeshwar Singh and SDPO East Mukesh Kakkar said the drug peddlers were arrested as soon as they boarded off a train and started heading towards Jammu in a three-wheeler No. 9934 JK02R.

The three-wheeler was intercepted by a police team of Narwal headed by Incharge Police Post Sub Inspector Deepak Pathania and all three drug peddlers were arrested.

They have been identified as Sanjeev Kumar Sharma alias Sanju son of Romesh Chander Sharma R/o Model Town, Pathankote, Punjab, Sher-e-Bharat alias Shera son of Swaran Lal R/o Mohalla Kacha Gala, Bahu Fort and Vicky Kumar son of Sukh Ram R/o Kanji House.

Rajeshwar Singh said police recovered 9000 capsules from Sanju, 8500 from Sher-e-Bharat and 380 from Vicky.

He said Sanju was main supplier of intoxicant capsules in Jammu and was engaged in the supply for the past more than 10 years. He had been earning a huge amount by supplying the intoxicant capsules in Jammu from Punjab. He was on the hit list of Jammu Police as most of the drug suppliers, arrested earlier, had named him as main supplier of Punjab.

Mr Singh said the arrest of Sanju was a significant success in eliminating the menace of drugs, which had been spreading fast in Jammu.

All three drug peddlers have been booked under NDPS Act for further investigations.

Questioning of the drug peddlers revealed that they had traveled from Pathankot to Jammu in a train and then took the auto to reach Jammu in early hours of the morning.

This is for the first time that nearly 18,000 capsules have been seized in one single operation by the police.

SSP Jammu Anand Jain had directed police to launch a major offensive against the menace of intoxicant drugs.

SRTC voluntary retired employees reiterate demands

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JAMMU, Sept 6: All J&K SRTC Volunteer Retirement Employees have criticized the attitude of the MD, SRTC for not presenting their case of due drawn bills of VRS employees.

Addressing the media-persons today, Dev Raj Bali, president, has appealed the Transport Minister and Chairman, Qamar Ali Akhoon, and MoS Transport, Shabir Ahmed Khan to review their cases for 126 slab Cola from January 1, 2006 to January 2010 and due drawn bills including leave salary, gratuity, ex-gratia grant of 670 VRS employees, in the next Board of Directors meeting.

It was recalled in the press conference that with the wrong policies of the MD SRTC, the VRS employees who have given their prime age in serving the Corporation and in the end they were being harassed for no fault of theirs. They have also demanded that due consideration be also given for 6th Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2006.

Other present in the press conference were general secretary Surinder Singh, Balwinder Singh, D N Sharma, Nilam Kumari, B V Sharma, Surjit Singh and Gulshan Singh.

CM's Grievance Cell disposes of 12,078 complaints

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SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Advisor to Chief Minister, Mubarak Gul today took a detailed review of the functioning of Chief Minister's Grievance Cell, at a high level meeting of officers here.

The Advisor was informed that Grievances Cell has disposed of 12,078 complaints out of total 12,992 registered in the Cell so far. He was informed that the complaints are being disposed of promptly and the officers on ground level are responding satisfactorily.

Mr. Gul said that the Grievance Cell has become an important portal for registering complaints with the Chief Minister. He said that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is himself monitoring the complaints received from the public.

The Advisor instructed the officers to submit status report of the complaints being forwarded to them by the Cell within 15 days positively. He directed them to monitor the complaints personally and visit the places if complainants call for such actions.

Consider all eligible JEs (Mech) for promotion: HC

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JAMMU, Sept 6: State High Court today directed State respondents to consider all the eligible Junior Engineers (Mech) including the petitioner for promotion on substantive basis against available vacancies of Assistant Engineers (Mech) expeditiously and not later than four months.

The direction was passed in seven petitions including contempt petitions. Advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed appearing for the petitioner submitted that the petitioner was satisfied with the statement appearing in the additional affidavit filed by Principal Secretary R&B Department.

He, however, requested that a time frame be fixed for the respondents to consider the petitioner for promotion as Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) on substantive basis taking into consideration his status as belonging to the reserve category of social caste.

While directing the State respondents regarding the promotion of JEs to the post of Assistant Engineers (Mech), the Court directed respondents that while considering the petitioner for promotion his status as belonging to the reserved category of social caste be also taken into consideration in terms of the Rules.

The Court said, "the petitioner is free to approach the State to seek reconsideration of his placement as Incharge AE (Mech) against OSC category posts, pending consideration of his case for substantive promotion as Assistant Engineer (Mech) and for release of unpaid salary".

Gandhi Peace Foundation organizes interactive session

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JAMMU, Sept 6: The Gandhi Peace Foundation, Jammu Centre in collaboration with Gandhian Centre MAM College organised an interactive session at University of Jammu, here today.

Radha Bhat, chairperson of Gandhi Peace Foundation, Delhi, was the resource person on the occasion. During interaction, she touched the various aspects of Mahatma Gandhi's life in general and Satyagraha movement in particular. She also talked about the important aspects of his philosophy including Swaraj, Swadeshi, Self Sufficiency and Spiritualism of Politics besides highlighting various challenges of Indian democracy like corruption, criminalisation of politics and widening gaps between rich and poor.

Earlier, Seema Rohmetra, Local Co-ordinator, Gandhi Peace Foundation, welcomed the guests.

S P Verma, State President, Gandhi Global Family, Jammu, introduced the resource person to the audience on the occasion.

Among others present on the occasion included Krishna from Mahila Haat Organisation, Delhi, Rahul Kumar from Gandhi Seva Centre, Mendhar, Poonch, S Kirtan Singh, Sapna K Sangra and Prof Sajad Khan.

Dr Twinkle, Director, Gandhian Centre, MAM College gave vote of thanks.

Various Govt, private institutions celebrate Teachers’ Day

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JAMMU, Sept 6: Various Government schools and private institutions celebrated "Teachers'' Day" with zeal and enthusiasm. Students presented cultural programme based on the life of Teachers' and also acted as Teachers' and took up classes.

Government Degree College, Akhnoor celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Student speakers in their speeches threw light on the life and teachings Radhakrishnan. Addressing the gathering, Dr Kaushal Smotra, Principal applauded the importance of the day and also added that Teachers' play a vital role in shaping the career of students.

Dogra Law College, Bari Brahmana celebrated "Teachers' Day" with zeal and great fervour. On the occasion Prof MR Puri, Former Vice Chancellor, Jammu University along with Prof PN Kotru, former Head Department of Physics, Gulchain Singh Charak, Chairman, Dogra Educational Trust, Sohail Qazmi, general secretary, Press Club, Prof VK Kapoor, Director cum Principal, Dogra Law College were present. Speakers threw light on the life and principles of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to follow the path of honesty and work with dedication to achieve their desired goals.

Gandhi Memorial College of Education, Raipur, Bantalab, celebrated "Teachers' Day" with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion, Anil Dhar, president, Hindu Education Society along with other members of the society, Teachers' and students paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Speaking on the occasion, Anil Dhar threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and stressed upon the students to work honestly and with with dedication to achieve their desired goals.

The Government G L Dogra Memorial Degree College, Hiranagar, organsied seminar on Role of Teachers' in the 21st Century" to mark the occasion of Teachers’ Day. Dr A K Malhotra, Principal of Government Degree College (Women), Kathua was the chief guest during the programme. Students threw light on the topic and emphasized that there is need of change in teaching methodology by keeping in view the IT section. Principal Dr Nater Singh Raina stressed upon the importance of cordial atmosphere on teacher-student relationship. Monika Sharma, Deepika Jasrotia and Ronika Sharma were adjudged as first, second and third respectively in the contest.

The Government Higher Secondary School, Chowki Choura, celebrated the Teachers' Day with great pomp and show. Principal A K Tickoo highlighted the importance of Day and exhorted the students to excel in academics and other spheres of life. He also advised the students to follow the preaching of great leaders especially great scholar and academician Dr S Radhakrishnan. Students actively participated in cultural activities.

Teachers' Day was also celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm at Government Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Idgah Road, Jammu to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan, former president and renowned philosopher and educationist. Various speakers highlighted the importance of Day and threw light on the contributed of Dr S Radhakrishnan. MLA Jammu East Ashok Khajuria was the chief on the occasion. He highlighted the importance of Teachers' in the life of students and advised them to become role model for the society by nourishing the next generation. Principal Suresh Chander Verma, Saravdavan Sharma, Govind Sharma also spoke on the occasion. Sweets, books and prizes were also distributed among students on the occasion.

The Government Higher Secondary School, Ramnagar, also celebrated Teachers' Day by organising symposium on "Modern Standard of Teaching and its comparison with Past". Students highlighted various important issues about standard of teaching while speaking on the topic. Principal Varinder Sharma also spoke on the topic and highlighted the importance of Day.

The Government Higher Secondary School, Jandorer, organised symposium on the eve of Teachers' Day. Students actively participated in contest and delivered on the contribution of great academician Dr S Radhakrishan in the field of education. Vice Principal Rash Paul Singh in his address spoke about the importance of Day and exhorted upon the students to work hard for making county great and strong.

"Teachers' Day" was celebrated at Government Higher Secondary School, Panthal, Reasi with great pomp and show. On the occasion students acted as Teachers' and took up the classes. While speaking Sunil Nanda, Principal highlighted the teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and also threw light on the life of Dr Radhakrishnan. Students also performed cultural items and mesmerized the audience with their performances.

Government Higher Secondary School, Dudu Basantgarh celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students along with their Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Meanwhile a grand function was organised at Headquarter of Dudu Basantgarh Sub Division in which Amit Sharma, Sub Divisional Magistrate was the chief guest. In the function nearly 14 schools in and around Basantgarh participated. Addressing the gathering, Amit Sharma, threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan. He impressed upon the students to work honestly and with dedication for the upliftment of the society.

Government Mixed Higher Secondary School, Roop Nagar celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students along with their Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion, painting and debate competition was organized in which students participated with enthusiasm. Addressing the gathering, A Razdan, Principal of the school threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to follow his principles.

Government Higher Secondary School, Panchari, Udhampur organized a function to celebrate "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Student speakers in their speeches threw light on the life of Dr Radhakrishnan. Speaking on the occasion, Manohar Lal, Principal of the school stressed upon the students to follow the teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

"Teachers' Day" was celebrated at Government Higher Secondary School, Bakshi Nagar with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion, Ravi Gupta, AGM, SBI, Zonal Officer, Rail Head Complex was the chief guest. While speaking, Ravi Gupta threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to work honestly and with dedication to achieve their desired goals.

To mark the celebration of "Teachers' Day", a special function was organized at Government Higher Secondary School, Bhawani, Suderbani in which students alongwith teaching and non-teaching staff paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion, students acted as pupil Teachers' and took up the classes and also presented cultural programme and mesmerized the audience. Speaking on the occasion, Principal of the school, threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students and Teachers' to work honestly and with dedication for the upliftment of the society.

Government Mixed Higher Secondary School, Durga Nagar celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' participated with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion, students acted as pupil Teachers' and took up the classes. Speaking on the occasion, Teachers' of the school stressed upon the students to work hard for a bright future.

DBN, Mubarak Mandi celebrated "Teachers' Day" with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion, Suresh Sharma, Director Academics, Rajendra Kakkar, Manager, Indu Puri, Principal and Shubh Sharma, Headmaster along with other Teachers' and students paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Pupil Teachers' presented cultural programme and mesmerized the audience with their performances. While speaking Suresh Sharma threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

SP Higher Secondary School and SP Smart Senior Secondary School, SARORE organized a function to celebrate "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' participated with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion children presented various cultural prgramme and also participated in the essay writing competition. Addressing the gathering, Prabha Gupta, Principal encouraged the teaching fraternity to do their best in shaping the future of the children. She also threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to work honestly and with dedication for the development of the nation.

"Teachers' Day" was celebrated at Green Model High School, Sangrampur, in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Pupil Teachers' took up the classes and also tried to imbibe the qualities and the significance relevant to the society of the Teachers'. Speaking on the occasion, Bimla Bloria, Director/Secretary highlighted the status, responsibility and importance of Teachers' in building the character of the students.

Ankur Vidyalaya, New Plot celebrated "Teachers' Day" with zeal and great fervour. On the occasion, pupil Teachers' took up the classes and also presented flowers to their Teachers' as a mark of respect. A painting competition was also organized in which students participated with enthusiasm. Speaking on the occasion, Promila, Principal threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

To mark the celebration of "Teachers' Day", Perfect Foundation Public School, organized a function in which students alongwith their Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion, students acted as pupil Teachers', took up the classes and also presented cultural programme and mesmerized the audience with their performance. Addressing the gathering, Sheetal Gupta Manhas, Principal threw light on the teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to follow the principles of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Kotwal National Institute of Teaching organised a function to celebrate the "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' participated with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion students acted as pupil Teachers' and took up the classes. Speaking on the occasion, Prof JL Kotwal highlighted the importance of the day and threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Bodmas Tutorial organized a function to mark the birth anniversary of Dr Radhakrishnan in which students and Teachers' participated with enthusiasm and zeal. On the occasion, students presented various cultural programme besides acted as pupil Teachers'. Speaking on the occasion, Dimple Gupta, Director, threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

INIFD celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion students presented cultural programme besides put up some programme for their Teachers'. Speaking on the occasion Vanita Thakur, Chairperson, impressed upon the Teachers' to do their best in shaping the future of the students and also threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Shakti Shiksha Kendra Higher Secondary School, Marh celebrated "Teachers' day" in which students and Teachers' participated with enthusiasm and zeal. On the occasion, plantation drive was organized which was inaugurated by Ajay Kumar Sadotra, MLC, in presence of LC Gandotra, Director of the school. Speaking on the occasion, LC Gandotra shed some light on the part of the Teachers' and said that Teachers' are the builder of nation. He also threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

KC Public School, Akhnoor Road organized special prayers to celebrate "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Student speakers threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan and expressed gratitude to their Teachers' for teachings them with with dedication. Students acted as pupil Teachers' and took up the classes and also presented cultural programme and mesmerized the audience. Speaking on the occasion, Sudarshen Mahajan, Chairman, impressed upon the students to follow the principles of Dr Radhakrishnan.

"Teachers' Day" was celebrated at Silver Bells School, Akhnoor road in which students alongwith their Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Speaking on the occasion, Principal of the school threw light on the life history of Dr Zakir Hussain, Moulana Abul Kalam Azad, Dr Rabinder Nath Tagore, etc and highlighted their contribution into the field of education. The Principal stressed upon the students to work hard and with dedication to achieve their desired goals.

Delhi Public School celebrated "Teachers' Day" with gaiety and fervour wherein all the teaching and non-teaching staff alongwith students paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. Students presented various cultural programme including songs, dance and speeches. Speaking on the occasion, Principal of the school threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

JK Montessorie Senior Secondary School celebrated "Teachers' Day with zeal and enthusiasm. On the occasion, students presented cultural programme and mesmerized the audience with their performances. Addressing the gathering, ML Vaid, Principal glorified the role of students as well as Teachers' to achieve great glory, success and satisfaction. He also threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

On the occasion of "Teachers' day", Gandhian Global Family awarded Prof Nalini Kohli, Principal, Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar with Mahatma Gandhi Sewa Medal for imparting quality education to the student community. The award was presented to Prof Nalini Kohli by Prof Indira Rathore, former Principal and SP Verma, vice president, Gandhian Global Family.

Rotary Club, Jammu Tawi and Inner Wheel Club organized a function to celebrate "Teacher Day" at Bal Uthan Bhavan, Channi Rama. On the occasion, Dr Jatinder Khajuria, Joint Registrar, Jammu University was the chief guest and honoured Teachers' who are teaching these special children putting up in Bal Uthan Ashram. Aseem Tandon, President, Rotary Club and Navneet Kukreja, President, Inner Wheel Club in their speeches threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

On the eve of "Teachers' Day", Mahar PVC Batallion of Tithwal Brigade distributed stationery items, computers, winter clothing and sport kits to poor and needy children in a function organized at Government Middle School, Bisali, district Rajouri. Speaking on the occasion, Commanding Officer and Principal of the school threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Army Public School celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion, Maj Gen TPS Waraich, GOC, Tiger Division, alongwith Shireen Waraich, Convener, Family Welfare Organization and Brig Pankaj Saxena, Chairman of the school inaugurated "Teachers' Resource Center", wherein office automation software has been installed. Speaking on the occasion, TPS Waraich threw light on the teachings and life of Dr Radhakrishnan and impressed upon the students to work with dedication and honestly in achieving their desired goals.

ASN School in collaboration with Bharat Vikas Parishad, Shivalik Branch, Channi Himmat celebrated "Teachers' Day" with fervour and zeal. On the occasion "Guru Vandana Chhatra Abhinandan" programme was organized in the school premises in which students and Teachers' participated with enthusiasm. Speaking on the occasion, Ritesh Kapoor, Administrator highlighted the importance of the programme. He said in the era of change, everybody is moving away from social responsibilities, and impressed upon the students to work with dedication for the upliftment of the society. Dr Santosh Gupta, National Representative, Bharat Vikas Parishad also spoke on the occasion and threw light on the life of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Government Girls Middle School, Chak Desa Singh, Kathua celebrated "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan for his meritorious services for the upliftment of education standard. Student speakers in their speeches threw light on the life of Dr Radhakrishnan. Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Sehgal, Headmaster advised the teacher to follow the principles of Dr Krishnan and also impressed upon the students to work honestly and with dedication to achieve their desired goals.

"Teachers' Day" was celebrated at Government Middle School, Mana, Zone Arnia with zeal and enthusiasm. Students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan and in their speeches threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan. Addressing the gathering, Harnam Kour, Headmaster stressed upon the students to follow the teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Government Middle School, Salehar, Zone Arnia organised a function to celebrate the "Teachers' Day" in which students and Teachers' paid rich tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan. On the occasion plantation drive was also organized and the same was inaugurated by Renu Sharma, Headmaster of the school in presence of TR Bhagat, Principal, Government Higher Secondary School, Salehar. Speaking on the occasion Renu Sharma threw light on the life and teachings of Dr Radhakrishnan.

Sagar inspects development projects

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Sept 6 : Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ali Mohammad Sagar today undertook an extensive tour of the old city to take stock of various development works under execution.

The areas visited included Khanyar, Naqashband Sahib, Nowhatta, Jamia Masjid, Khankah-i-Molla, Ali Kadal and Bul-Bul Sahib.

Directing the officers to speed up pace of work on the beautification projects of Dastgir Sahib, Nakshband Sahib and Bul-Bul Sahib, the Minister said "we have to ensure that these prestigious projects are completed within shortest possible time and due care is taken to ensure that these are in accordance with the parameters of local architecture and taste."

He further asked the officers to speed up the acquisition cases of the families and shopkeepers, whose structures are acquired for these beautification projects and provide the necessary compensation within the shortest possible time.

The Minister also directed the officers to ensure that the work on the prestigious KZP road project is speeded up so that it is completed well on time and better transportation facilities are provided to the commuters and the traffic congestion of the areas can be controlled.

Mr. Sagar further said that the Government is contemplating to put the historical old city on the tourist circuit by virtue of which the local economy of the people will get much needed fillip.

DA installment for JAKFED employees announced

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Sept 6: Minister of State for Cooperatives and Elections, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma while considering the demand of the employees of JAKFED at a meeting held here today, announced release of DA at the rate of 7 percent in their favour with effect from April 1, 2011 in terms of SRO-81-F of 2009 dated April 11, 2009.

Last year also DA at the rate of 6 percent was given to JAKFED employees with effect from October, 2010. The release of 7 percent DA, will bring financial implications of Rs. 1.30 lakh per month on the Federation.

Regarding implementation of recommendations of 6th Pay Commission to JAKFED employees, the Minister directed the Managing Director to constitute a committee of officers to work out the details and place the same before the authorities for consideration.

It was informed in the meeting that the gross profit of current fiscal is likely to touch Rs 7 crore as against Rs 4.22 crore during last financial year. This could be possible due to opening of additional 40 outlets by the JAKFED. It has also helped the Federation to pay regular salaries to its employees.

Vigilance presents challan against JE in trap case

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: State Vigilance Organization today presented challan in the Court of Special Judge Anticorruption Jammu against Purshtom Lal Sharma, Junior Engineer Marh Block, who was caught red-handed on January 20, 2011 while demanding and accepting Rs 6000 from the complainant.

According to the Vigilance case on January 20, 2011 one Jagbandhan Singh, who was allotted a contract for construction of Shamshan Ghat Marata in the year 2007, asked the JE to process the bill. However, the JE demanded Rs 6000 as bribe.

On this complaint, Vigilance Organization registered a case and constituted a trap team which caught red-handed the JE while demanding and accepting the bribe money.

CIC visits Gurez

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Sept 6: State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) G.R. Sofi today visited border area Gurez and interacted with Public Information Officers, Assistant Public Information Officers, prominent citizens and local officers with regard to proper implementation of Right to Information.

Chief Information Commissioner stressed the concerned officers to provide desired information to the people without delay and hoped that due to the implementation of the Act, transparent and accountable administration is expected to be provided to the people of the State.

On the occasion, the Chief Information Commissioner highlighted the salient features of the RTI Act and directed the concerned officers to implement it in letter and spirit.

11 gamblers arrested

Excelsior Correspondent

UDHAMPUR, Sept 6: Police apprehended 11 gamblers from Shiva Palace on the intervening night of September 5 and 6 and recovered bet money to the tune of Rs 13564 along with three sets of playing cards.

They have been identified as Koshal Gupta, son of Parma Nand of W.No.16 Talab Salian, Rajinder, son of Bali Ram of Kallar, Balbir Singh, son of Bodh Raj of Lambi Gali, Vimal, son of Isher Lal Gupta of WNo.13, Lambi Gali, Romesh Chander, son of Hari Ram of Karla Dhar Road, Sanjay Kumar Sehgal, son of Surinder Sehgal of Bus Stand, Sanjay Kumar, son of Tara Chand of Dhar Road, Ashok Kumar, son of Krishan Chand of Sangoor, Yashpaul, son of Mangu Ram of Sangoor, Bansi Lal Sharma, son of Kirpa Ram of Sangoor and Sanjay Kumar, son of Tara Chand of Pakhlai.

They have been booked under 13 Gambling Act.

Sharda represents Indian ethos: Prem Kumar

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: On the auspicious occasion of Sharda Ashtami a grand function was organized in Sanjeevni Sharda Kendra (SSK) here. A MahaYagna was also performed on the occasion which concluded with Purnahuti .

The function was presided over by noted linguist and scholar Prof. P. N Trisal. Prem Kumar Ji, Kshetriya Seh Pracharak, Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was the chief guest.

Annual Sharda Puraskar was awarded to Late Prof. Sri Nath Tickoo of Mattan for his outstanding contribution in the field of culture and popularising Sharda script, the original script of Kashmiri language.

On the occasion president of SSK, T.N Pandita as a part of the Kendra outreach programme to re-establish and re-start functioning of various temples in Kashmir handed over utensils worth Rs 47000 to President, Devasthan Prabandhak Samiti, Village, Hawl in Pulwama district for the village temple.

In his address Prem Kumar ji outlined the need for re-start of historical Sharda pilgrimage to the fabled shrine of Goddess Sharda situated in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). He re-iterated that Goddess Sharda represents the ethos of India and the pilgrims from the country should be allowed to visit the historical shrine. He lambasted the Central Government for its failure to put up the matter with Pakistan Government despite the assurance of Pak Foreign Minister that they had no hesitation to allow pilgrims to visit the shrine.

Porf. P.N. Trisal in his address outlined the salient aspects of Sharda Ashtami and Goddess Sharda in historical and cultural perspective.

Poetess Santosh Nadan presented Bhajans. Hundreds of people from all walks of life attended the function. Pradeep Kaul conducted the programme. Prasad was distributed at the conclusion of the function.

2 injured in road accidents

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, Sept 6: Two persons were injured in two different road accidents in Kashmir valley today.

Police said a tipper bearing registration number JK02P/4716 hit a Santro car bearing registration number DL4CJ/1116 at Barsoo, Khirbhawani, resulting in injuries to Gulzar Ahmad Kumar son of Mohammad Sultan resident of Pandach Ganderbal. The injured was hospitalized.

Police said Gulshana Begum wife of Irshad Ahmad War resident of Tangmarg got injured while disembarking from a bus bearing registration number JK0D-5497 at Duroo, Tangmarg in district Baramulla. The injured lady was hospitalized.

BJP holds one day conclave

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: One-day conclave of BJP senior leaders, state officer bearers, district Prabharis and presidents and MLAs was held here today to finalize the programmes of "Chintan Baithaks" (Introspection meetings) and "Parshikshan Vargs" (training workshops) for each of the districts in the next two months in the State.

The morning session was attended by State president Shamsher Singh Manhas and senior leaders including national executive member and former State President Dr Nirmal Singh, national executive member and MLA Jammu East Ashok Khajuria, acting leader of BJP legislative party Jugal Kishore Sharma, national executive member and chief spokesperson Dr Jitendra Singh, State vice-president Chander Prakash Ganga, State general secretary Sat Sharma (CA), Intellectual Cell convenor Chander Mohan Sharma, State press secretary Balbir Ram and party MLA Shyam Choudhary.

While addressing the meeting, Shamsher Singh Manhas emphasized on importance of carrying out party programmes with commitment giving the slogan of "One booth—Ten youth" as the mean to achieve a 10% gain in votes in the next elections. Each polling booth should be under care of atleast two youths in age group 18 to 25 years and atleast two women and SC activists, he emphasized.

Manhas referred to recent statements by Omar Abdullah and wondered how the Government of India was tolerating a Chief Minister, who repeatedly questioned the Supreme Court’s verdict on Afzal Guru.

Dr. Nirmal Singh, said that BJP activists in J&K have to work in peculiar situation and their role is being watched by nationalist people. Whole of the country has expectations from them. "We have to work with more dedication for strengthening the national forces’’, he added.

Ashok Khajuria lashed out at Omar Abdullah and said India is the only country where such leaders are being tolerated. He said NC was hand in glove with Hurriyat Conference while the Congress party is a sinking ship.

Div Com reviews working of Citizens’ Co-operative Bank

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: Dr Pawan Kotwal, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu today reviewed the working of Citizens’ Co-operative Bank Limited in a meeting of Branch Managers and other officials of the Bank.

While reviewing the meeting, Dr Kotwal emphasized the need for effective recoveries of NPAs besides achievement of targets of deposits and advances. He stressed upon the Bank officials for effective recoveries in NPAs and cautioned that fresh NPAs would not be tolerated at any cost.

The Divisional Commissioner, who is also chairman of the Bank, assured the officials that all possible help would be extended to make the administration more effective for recoveries. He also expressed that loans and advances are the main source of income for bank and advised to make aggressive marketing of good loans and provide hassle free service to eligible borrowers.

Chhater Singh, member of the Board of Administration and Ashok Goswamy, MD besides other officials were also present on the occasion.

Pandits perform Yagya at Venkuri Asthapan

Excelsior Correspondent

BARAMULLA, Sept 6: Reviving their traditions in an improved and congenial atmosphere in the Kashmir Valley, the pandits on Monday performed a Yagya at Shri Ganga Mata Asthapan at Venkuri in Baramulla.

The great Yagya was performed after a gap of two decades with Minister of State for R&B Javeed Ahmad Dar gracing the auspicious function.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Kashmiriyat is incomplete without Kashmiri Pandits. He appealed them to return to the Valley, adding the Government is committed to facilitate their safe and secure return.

Congratulating the Pandits community and other devotees on the Maha Yagya, Mr. Dar hoped that the auspicious occasion would prove harbinger of peace and prosperity of the State.

On the occasion, the devotees demanded renovation of temple, construction of its approach road, development of spring, provision of permanent water connection and electricity facilities. They also called for developing the Venkuri area as a tourist destination.

Mr. Dar heard them patiently and assured that their demands would be solved in a phased manner. He said construction work of several mega and minor road projects in Rafiabad constituency is apace, adding that the survey for construction and development of Venkuri road including link road to Shri Ganga Mata Asthapan under PMGSY is also under active consideration of the Government.

Excise, Commercial Taxes Deptts impose
fine on defaulters

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: Special Task Force (STF) of Excise Department today laid down a naka at Palli Morh and checked 65 vehicles.

During checking of vehicles, Rs 4390 fine was realized from the defaulters on spot besides some vehicles were seized for violating the norms.

The naka was laid down by Excise staff headed by Showkat Hussain Kazmi, Deputy Excise Commissioner (Distilleries) along with Joginder Singh Jasrotia, Excise and Taxation Officer, City Excise Range South Jammu, Suresh Kumar Sharma, Excise and Taxation Officer, Jammu Kathua Excise Range under the supervision of Onkar Nath, Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive).

Meanwhile, Passenger Taxation Wing of Commercial Taxes Department, conducted checking of commercial vehicles at different routes.

As many as 206 vehicles were subjected to checking and a penalty of Rs 36,650 was realized from the defaulters. Besides documents of 21 vehicles were also seized for non-payment of tax.

The naka was laid down by executive staff of Passenger Taxation Wing headed by Naresh Sharma, Excise and Taxation Officer, Passenger Taxation under the direct supervision of Ramesh K Koul, Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes.

Cop attempts suicide

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: Police follower (constable) Mohammed Syed Anwar was seriously injured after he tried to commit suicide by shooting himself with his AK 47 Rifle at Mendhar Police Station today.

The bullet hit his left shoulder and he was seriously injured. After hearing the sound of gun shoot, the SDPO Mendhar DySP, Parbeet Singh along with SHO Mendhar rushed to the spot and they shifted the injured cop to Sub District Hospital Mendhar.

Seeing the gravity of the wound the doctors at the Hospital referred him to district Hospital Rajouri for treatment where his condition was stated to be critical.

The Mendhar Police has registered a case under FIR No 119 under section 309 RPC and started investigations.

However a police spokesman said that Anwar son of Lal Din of Manjakote, Rajouri had gone to his home on nine days holiday on the occasion of Eid ul Fitar. He had reported his duty in SOG Camp Mendhar which is stationed in PS Mendhar over a day back and today when his other colleagues were outside he entered his room and shot himself with AK 47 rifle in an attempt to commit suicide. The domestic problem is stated to be the cause which led the cop to take this extreme step, the spokesman added.

RBBA announces winners of 5th lucky draw

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: The Raghunath Bazaar Businessmen Association (RBBA) today announced the winners of 5th lucky draw in connection with celebration of 155 years of historical Raghunath Bazaar.

The coupons of lucky draw were taken out in the presence of large number of Association members including Sachin Khurana (junior vice president), Sanjay Gupta (general secretary), Nitish Choudhary (secretary), Vikas Gupta (treasurer) Sunandan Aggarwal (patron).

The 10 winners of lucky draw having coupon numbers were 03234, 03034, 21562, 20981, 21189, 10143, 01446, 23141, 21538 and 00529.

Lucky draws are being taken out on 6th of every month and 10 winners of draws are given away gift packets worth Rs 500 each. lucky coupons are issued to the customers for purchasing an article of worth Rs 500 from any shop in the Bazar.

HSS expresses concern over CM's tweet

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Sept 6: Hindustan Shiv Sena (HSS) has expressed grave concern over the issue of tweets made by Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on dreaded terrorist and mastermind of 2002 Parliament attack Afzal Guru.

Talking to reporters here today, HSS chairman Vipin Hindu its national president Dimpy Kohli and national general secretary, G I Singh alleged that the statement of Chief Minister has created ripples in the peaceful atmosphere of the state and it will lead to unrest in entire J&K.

Mr Kohli said the CM's move to get a resolution adopted in the State Assembly for clemency of Guru on the same lines as was adopted by Tamil Nadu Assembly to seek mercy for assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is fraught with serious consequences.

He said the notice of such motion has already been given by independent MLA. He warned Omar Abdullah to stop MLA from moving such a resolution. He also criticized the statement of Mustafa Kamal in this regard.



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