In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today administered Anti Terrorism Pledge to the officials and staff members of his Secretariat at Raj Bhavan, Jammu to mark the observance of Anti Terrorism Day. AIR Jammu Correspondent reports that Special Security Force’s (SSF) personnel also read out the Anti Terrorism Pledge on the occasion. The LG observed that terrorism is the biggest enemy of humanity which must be opposed in all forms and manifestations. He added that violence can never be the answer, and peace is the only way towards prosperity and progress. The LG said, it is high time we joined our efforts to defeat the forces of disruption threatening human lives and values.
All the Administrative Secretaries along with the officers of their departments also participated in the Anti Terrorism Pledge taking ceremony held simultaneously at Civil Secretariat, Jammu and Srinagar. The pledge was administered by Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner, Finance at Civil Secretariat, Jammu and Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education at Civil Secretariat, Srinagar. The officers vowed that they would uphold and promote peace, social harmony, and understanding among all fellow human beings and fight the forces of disruption threatening human lives and values. The objective of observing Anti-Terrorism Day every year is to generate awareness among all sections of the society about the alarming impact of terrorism and violence on humanity.