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For Talks With Anyone Willing, Rajnath Singh Heads To Kashmir: 10 Points

For Talks With Anyone Willing, Rajnath Singh Heads To Kashmir: 10 Points

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will begin a four-day visit Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Saturday to review security situation in the state. I have come here for three days.

A complete shut down is being observed in Occupied Kashmir against Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to the held territory on Sunday.

Asserting that he had come with an open mind, Singh said that if anyone has an issue then they should directly talk to the government.

A day before the Home Minister's visit to Anantnag district, militants killed a police constable and injured two others in Anantnag town in a hit and run attack. "I don't have words to praise your bravery". Reiterating the commitment of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Home Minister assured that the Centre will provide all assistance to the State and resolve all issues of the Security Forces including Housing and Welfare activities for the jawans. "Modiji personally praised your valour, your courage", he said.

On the occasion, he remembered ASI Abdur Rasheed and Imtiyaz Ahmed, saying their supreme sacrifices were made for J&K.

"I have seen the picture of martyred ASI Abdul Rashid's daughter". My friends, the pain stays in the heart. "But, it is going to make no impact", he said.

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Opposition National Conference Sunday sought national consensus over safeguarding the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as guaranteed by Constitution of India.

"There are militants who only want militancy while they claim to be fighting for making Kashmir a "Jannat" (Heaven)".

Singh also announced several measures for the security and safety of policemen.

He said, "only you (JKP cops) can help in normalizing the Kashmir situation". In his statement, he also said that funds have been released for bullet proof jackets for the jawans.

The attack took place a kilometre away from the proposed venue of the meeting of the Home Minister with CRPF personnel tomorrow, the official said.

Praising the police, Singh said: "You are discharging your duties under extremely hard conditions and even the Prime Minister has appreciated your services and bravery".


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