Omar warns against damaging public property
MINISTERIAL TEAMS TO STAY IN DISTRICTS
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 31: The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said that anti-social elements damaging public property would be dealt with firmly and none will be allowed to vitiate the atmosphere in any part of the state and threaten common man.
Chairing a high-level meeting here, he also announced formation of three ministerial teams for Varmul, Islamabad and Pulwama districts which would work with the citizen groups for speedy restoration of peace in those areas.
Appealing to all sections of the society to extend wholehearted cooperation to restore peace and normalcy in the Valley, the Chief Minister reiterated the commitment of his government to restore law and order and normalcy and fight the forces of disruption.
"Anti-social elements who indulge in damaging public property will be dealt with firmly and nobody will be allowed to vitiate the atmosphere in any part of the state," he said.
The Chief Minister said all necessary measures would be taken to safeguard life and property of citizens and added that under no circumstances the common man will be allowed to suffer."
The teams for Varmul, Islamabad and Pulwama will remain stationed at the district headquarters and work for speedy restoration of peace and normalcy.
They will also monitor the day-to-day situation personally and initiate measures for return of peace.
It was also decided at the meeting that those taking law into their hands dealt with sternly.
The Varmul team will comprise Irrigation Minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din, Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir and Minister of State Javid Ahmed Dar.
For Islamabad district the team comprises Education Minister Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed, Social Welfare Minister Sakina Itoo and Animal Husbandry Minister Aga Sayed Ruhullah.
The Pulwama team would consist of Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather, Rural Development Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar and Minister of State for Tourism Nasir Aslam Wani.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 31 Jul 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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