Center should take effective steps to ensure safety of residents of J&K: Punjab CM


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Friday condemned the recent killing of civilians by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the Center to take effective measures to ensure the safety of the residents of the Union Territory.

Several civilians have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the past few days, with the latest being the shooting of principal Supinder Kaur and teacher Deepak Chand inside a government school in Srinagar on Thursday.

On Tuesday, Pandit Makhan Lal Bindu, a prominent Kashmiri, and Virendra Paswan, a vendor from Bihar, were killed by terrorists in Srinagar and Mohammad Shafi Lone, a civilian, in Bandipora.

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Terrorists on Saturday shot dead Majid Ahmed Gojri in Srinagar and Mohammad Shafi Dar in Batamaloo.

Channi expressed deep grief over the horrific killings of the headmaster and teacher.

According to an official statement, the Chief Minister has urged the Center to take effective steps to ensure the safety and security of the people there (J&K) who are living in an environment of uncertainty due to constant threat and fear from various terrorist organizations. Huh.

Channi also stressed on the need to immediately create a sense of security among the minorities in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Referring to Thursday’s killings, he said those who committed this heinous crime against humanity to destroy the spirit of peace, harmony and brotherhood should be given strict punishment as per law.

Channi said that severe punishment would act as a deterrent to others and they would not dare to repeat such heinous acts, which should be condemned in the strongest terms by all.

The Chief Minister also requested the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha to direct the administration to extend all possible help to the families of the victims in this difficult time.

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