Won’t rest till terrorism, supporters are eliminated: LG

LG Manoj Sinha addressing a function at SKICC Srinagar on Wednesday.
LG Manoj Sinha addressing a function at SKICC Srinagar on Wednesday.

‘People should have faith in security forces’

Fayaz Bukhari

SRINAGAR, June 12: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today said that people of Jammu and Kashmir must remain calm as administration and security forces won’t rest till terrorism and its supporters are eliminated.
Sinha, while addressing Folk Festival organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Art, Culture and Languages at SKICC here, said that the Reasi attack that left nine persons dead and 33 others injured, has triggered a widespread anger among the cross section of the society.
“The anger among people is genuine. People should have faith in the great valour, courage and intelligence of police and security forces. We will not rest till we root out terrorism and its supporters from the J&K soil,” he said.
He also urged the artists while carrying out the different forms of art, play a role in eradicating the terror and those abetting it.
The Lt Governor highlighted the important role of society to foil nefarious design of terror ecosystem that is aiding and abetting acts of terrorism.
Every section of the society is distressed and anguished by the heinous crime committed by the terrorists against humanity in Reasi. We should work together to identify and isolate the elements trying to disrupt peace, he said.

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He urged the citizens to provide any crucial information they come across to law enforcement agencies to crush terrorism.
“Unity in diversity is our biggest strength. Each one of us must discharge his responsibility in eliminating terror elements for a peaceful and prosperous future of Jammu Kashmir and the nation,” he said.
The Lt Governor also appreciated the endeavours of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages, All J&K Folk Artists Association and other such organizations for promoting peace and harmony through art and culture.
Suresh Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary, Culture Department; Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar; Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Chairman, All J&K Folk Artists Association, senior officials and prominent artists were present on the occasion.