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Improvement in J&K’s security situation since Aug 2019: Govt

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The number of terrorists incidents in Jammu and Kashmir has been on a decline and there has been an improvement in the security situation since August, 2019, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Replying to a written question from MDMK member Vaiko who asked reasons for the continued unrest in the valley, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said there has been a decline in terrorist attacks in the Union territory from 2018 to 2021.

He said the number of terrorist incidents in 2018 was 417 which fell down to 255 in 2019 and 244 last year.

Rai said there has been a decline in terrorist incidents and the security situation has improved since August, 2019. The special status of the erstwhile state was revoked on August 5, 2019 and it was bifurcated into the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

The figure till November 20 this year stood at 203, he added.

The minister said that infiltration and aiding and abetting of terrorist activities from across the border have affected the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

The government has taken various measures, which include proactive operations against militants, identification and arrest of overground workers and action against members or supporters of banned organisations.

He said that night patrolling has been intensified and checking at Nakas, security arrangements through appropriate deployment, coordination meetings among security agencies, high level of alertness maintained by security forces and legal action in cases of terror funding were being done.

In reply to another question, the minister denied that any protests were reported during the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to the union territory in October this year.

 

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J&K: Terrorist Hideout built in middle of park busted

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The remaining terrorists in Kashmir are adopting many unique ways to save themselves from the security forces and the police, but now it is not possible to escape the terrorists from the eyes of the security forces and the police.

The Pulwama and Awantipora police, conducting a joint search operation with the Army’s 55 Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF, have busted a hiding place built in the middle of a garden in Bandarpora, Awantipora. Terrorists often used to hide in this hideout after committing any incident in the area. At present, with the help of security forces, the police have started a search operation in the surrounding areas, demolishing the hideouts of the terrorists. Other details are awaited.

Now the number of active terrorists in Kashmir has remained negligible. This is why the anger of Pakistan across the border has increased. It is well known that Pakistan encourages terrorists in India. Training camps have also been opened for terrorists across the border in Pakistan. Now that the number of terrorists has been reduced considerably, terrorists are engaged in making targets killed with their weapons to register their presence. However, the security forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police are fully active in thwarting this nefarious design of the terrorists.

Amish Mahajan

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J&K: Militants fired at a CRPF bunker, no casualty reported

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Militants on Wednesday reportedly fired at a CRPF bunker at the KP road in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. However, there was no casualty in the incident.

According to a CRPF officer, the militants fired “3-4 bullets” at the bunker near FM Gali but there was no injury or loss of life in the incident.

The militants, the actual number of whom was not known, fled from the spot.

Soon after the attack, security forces launched searches to nab them, the officer said.

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Won’t let in leaders who left party and now willing to return: Mehbooba Mufti

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PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said she is not taking back those leaders who have deserted the party even though many of them are willing to return.

Dozens of senior PDP leaders, including former ministers and legislators, left the party after the BJP withdrew its support to the Mehbooba-led coalition government in July 2018, and most of them joined the Apni Party led by Altaf Bukhari or the Peoples Conference led by Sajjad Lone.

”I have made it a principle that those who have left us will not be taken back. Many of the leaders who deserted the party are eager to return, but I am not going to take them back,” Mehbooba said, addressing a function at party headquarters here.

The PDP organised the function to welcome dozens of new entrants, including supporters of Bushan Lal Dogra, a former minister who rejoined the PDP last month. ”Dogra is like my younger brother and is a thorough gentleman I respect the most.

His case of rejoining the party is exceptional,” Mehbooba said, expressing hope that he, along with other workers, would work tirelessly for strengthening the party at the grassroots level. Launching a scathing attack on the BJP-led central government, she alleged that the ruling party is using Jammu and Kashmir as a laboratory for experimenting and has destroyed the erstwhile state.

”My request to the people is to stand up to save Jammu and Kashmir. If you can save J&K, you will save the country. But, instead, they started destroying the country from J&K,” the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said. Referring to the government’s plan to facilitate large scale investment in Jammu and Kashmir, she said,” outside investors bring their labour force along with them while they have their contribution in the apartments planned to be built by the big real estate investors.”

She accused the BJP of launching an eviction drive to retrieve the land from the hapless poor people, irrespective of their religion, creed or caste. ”Under BJP rule, the rich are becoming richer while as the number of poor had doubled with youth becoming jobless and inflation touching the sky,” she said.

Praising her party workers, Mehbooba said it is heartening to see the dream of party founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed becoming a reality with each passing day. ”I am seeing concern for people of Kashmir growing in Jammu. Mufti wanted to see the two regions stand together and understand each other’s pain. This is happening today,” she said.

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