In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has said that there will be no mercy for the terrorists and their supporters in Kashmir.
He said, the UT administration is committed to ensure peace and development in Kashmir which is the land of sufi saints.
The Lieutenant Governor was addressing a function at Kund in a far flung area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district today.
Mr Sinha said that in the land of sufi saints like Syed Simnani, who have spilled the blood and sweat to promote peace and defeat violence, there is no place for any sort of violence.
He said that the Union Territory administration is committed to promote the vision of Sufi saints like Syed Simnani and promote the culture of peace and progress in the region.
He further said that those joining the path of violence shall be dealt with strictly and urged the Imams and Khateebs to play their role and keep a watch on children so that they don’t tread a wrong path.
He added that unfortunately, some elements and the neighbouring country doesn’t want peace to be promoted in Kashmir but his administration is committed to defeat the violence.
He maintained that youth who have choosen wrong path must shun violence and join the massive transformation and said that those trying to mislead youth by pushing them towards violence are playing with the sentiments of hundreds of people of Kashmir.
Mr Sinha praised Tanvir Khan, the son of a rikshaw puller, who cracked the Indian Economic Service (IES) stating that Tanvir made the people of not only Kulgam but entire J&K feel proud and advised the youth of Kashmir to take cue from him and follow his footsteps and choose better future.