OMAR DEEPLY CONCERNED: SOZ

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 14: Condemning the killing of Panchayat representatives, State Congress chief, Prof Saifuddin Soz Monday reiterated that security of Sarpanchs and Panchs is paramount for the coalition government.
Talking to mediapersons after the Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC) meeting here Monday, Soz said the Chief Minister is also “very serious and deeply concerned” about the latest spate of attacks on Sarpanchs and Panchs.
“In this regard he had a meeting of Unified Headquarters yesterday to discuss several steps that are required to be taken to ensure safety of Panchayat representatives”, he said adding that all aspects are being looked into and threat prone areas will be given top priority.
He also added that Chief Minister had assured him that he will do everything to make grassroots level representatives feel safe and secure and there will be no complacency on part of the government in doing so.
Emphasizing that there will be no lapse in ensuring security of Sarpanchs and Panchs, Soz maintained; “These people (Sarpanchs, Panchs) in Kashmir are popular and are elected by the people willingly and therefore the people in Kashmir would not allow them to be killed”.
He also said that the entire population in Kashmir wants peace and the political parties should also rise to the occasion. “Police and administration have lot of hints about the killings and you will soon see and hear that killers and those trying to create a sense of insecurity have been caught”, he asserted and added that these killers have no support of the people. “Those days are gone”, he said.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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